Kevarim of Tzadikim in North America

Rabbi Yoel Sommer

יואל ב"ר יהושע ירוחם

Chief Rabbi, Linovo, Poland (Belarus)

Date of Death: Wed. October 5, 1938 - Tishrei 10 5699
Yom Kippur

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Cemetery Details
121-83 Springfield Boulevard
Springfield Gardens , NY 11413
United States

Phone: 718-528-1700
Contact: Carl Schramm


Cemetery Map:

Notes: Cemetery gates are open Sunday – Friday 8:30AM – 4:30PM, always check their website for holiday schedule.

Directions to Kever: Old Montefiore Cemetery in Queens maintains computerized records and will provide a detailed location map upon request. Location: Society Number: 910 Cong. Shomrei Emunah, Block: 3, Row: 012L, Grave: 18, Gate: 588/E

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: SUMMER JOEL (RABBI)

Biographical Notes:

Photo Caption: Rav Yoel Sommer, Credit: Lipschitz Family

Photo Caption: Rav Chaim Brisker, Credit: N/N

Photo Caption: Memorial Plaques at  Congregation Shomrei Emuna in Borough Park in memory of Rav Sommer where served as the “unofficial” rabbi, Credit: Asher Lowy, Lakewood, NJ

Bio Information:
Rav Sommer was ordained by Rav Chaim Soloveitchik of Brisk (d. 1918).


Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: IFJCAH

Credit: IFJCAH

Credit: IFJCAH

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