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Rabbi Yosef Dover Soloveitchik

December 22nd, 2008 · 5 Comments

Moreh Dasrah Congregation Sons of Israel, Spring Valley, NY
d. 19 Iyar, 1987
Rav Soloveitchik, a grandson of the Beis Halevi founded the first Bais Yaakov school in Rockland County.
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Mount Judah Cemetery Section One
81-14 Cypress Avenue
Ridgewood, NY 11385
(Judah Road last section before Sinai Avenue on the left side, Section T:5)


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5 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Chevra // Dec 23, 2008 at 4:28 pm

    I believe this is Rav Rafael Soloveitchik?s father.

  • 2 Brisker // Dec 23, 2008 at 7:25 pm

    He also has a son in BP, Rav Simcha Soloveitchik.

  • 3 curios // Jun 26, 2009 at 8:19 am

    and a son in yerushlayim rav yitzchok. to the extent of my limited knowledge he only had two sons and a daughter, who lives in Toronto.

  • 4 a guy // May 26, 2010 at 7:15 pm

    Rav Refoel’s father was the Rov (Gri”z)

  • 5 JHSchranz // Jun 22, 2010 at 5:49 pm

    The Rav was a wonderful man. I was Bar Mitzvah in his shul and went to his hebrew school. I first met to him with my parents in 1960 when we move to Spring Valley. He was a very strong man when it was mincha time if there was not 10 men at shul he would go with his car down on main street and pull grown men off the street. Every grown man would listen to him and get in the car. I love him and missed him. His outer demeanor was some what stern but he loved every yid. These are memories from a young boy.

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