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Rabbi Yosef Dov Glushak

October 19th, 2018 · 1 Comment

Rabbi Yosef Dov Glushak

יוסף דוב ב"ר יהודה ליב

Rav, Congregation Brisk D'Lita, Newark, New Jersey

Date of Death: Wed. October 18, 1939 - Cheshvan 6 5700

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Cemetery Details
1180 Wellwood Avenue
West Babylon, NY 11704
United States

Phone: 631-249-7000


Cemetery Map:

Notes: See cemetery website for hours and directions.

Directions to Kever: New Montefiore Cemetery in West Babylon on Long Island should not be confused with Old Montefiore Cemetery in Springfield Gardens, Queens. Location: Block: 4, Row: 1, Grave: CTR, Section: 4, Plot: 3, Society Name: MANHATTAN BEACH JC

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: Glushak, Joseph

Biographical Notes:

Bio Information:
The Rav who hailed from England started his carer at Grimsby Hebrew Congregation in Lincolnshire, England. He later moved to South Africa where he officiated at the Roeland Street Synagogue in Cape Town and thereafter at South Portland Street Synagogue, Glasgow, Scotland. In 1910 the Rav relocated to the United States and settle in Washington, DC and was installed as the rabbi at Adas Israel Synagogue. He would go on to serve in  St. Louis, MO, Detroit, MI, and Newark, NJ. In addition, to being an ordained rabbi, Rav Glushak was a talented cantor.

Photo Caption: Rav Yosef Dov Glushak, Credit: Steven Weinreich

Credit: Brent Stevens

Credit: Moreshes Chachmie America

Photo Caption: Delegation of Rabbonim To Washington, DC c.1912
1. Unknown child
2. Rav Yitzchok Siegel, Bayonne, NJ
3. Rev Yosef Dov Glushok, Washington, DC
4. Rav Avroham Alperstein, New York City
5. Rav Gedaliah Silverstone, Washington, DC
6. Rav Dovid Ginsburg, Wilkes-Barre, PA
7. Rav Eliezer Silver, Harrisburg, PA
8. Rav Yaakov Redelheim, New York City
9. Unknown child


Credit: NoreenP

Tags: New York · Queens / L.I., NY

1 response so far ↓

  • 1 filey ave // Oct 21, 2018 at 8:44 am

    in the sefer of rabbi mendelson the rov of Glasgow printed in the 1911 he was listed as Yosef dov Yehuda Leib Glushak Shalich Tzibur, Shochet and Bodek
    see here

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