Kevarim of Tzadikim in North America

Rabbi Yosef Avigdor Kessler

יוסף אביגדור ב"ר יום טוב ליפמן

Rav, Temple of Israel Synagogue, Rockaway Beach, Queens

Date of Death: Thu. November 4, 1954 - Kislev 3 5715

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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: Block: 95, Row: 002R, Grave: 6, Society: TEMPLE ISRAEL OF ROCKAWAY BEACH. Rabbi Yosef Kessler was disinterred and reinterred in Israel on 1/19/1956.

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: RABBI JOSEPH KESSLER

Biographical Notes:

Source: Hapardes

Source: Ishei Israel

Credit: MCA

Credit: MCA

Photo Caption: Temple of Israel Synagogue, as it stands today (2020) at 188 Beach 84th Street in Rockaway Beach, Credit: Google

Credit: IFJCAH

Credit: Rav Kessel was moved to Israel in 1956

Credit: IFJCAH

Credit: IFJCAH

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