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Rabbi Yosef Naftali Rosenberg

June 4th, 2009 · 6 Comments

Rabbi Yosef Naftali Rosenberg

יוסף נפתלי ב"ר אברהם שמואל

Rav, Congregation Brothers of Joseph, Norwich, CT

Date of Death: Wed. November 22, 1950 - Kislev 13 5711

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Cemetery Details

Directions to Kever: Brothers of Joseph Cemetery along Laurel Hill Road (CT Rt. 12) is located in Preston, Connecticut and is part of the larger Norwich Hebrew Benevolent Association. The City of Preston is just east of Norwich. The cemetery is always open. Location: Brothers of Joseph (near CT Rt. 12), large monument (see map below).

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: Name listed on marker: Rabbi Josef N Rosenberg

Biographical Notes:

Prior to his many years of service (42) for the Jewish community of Norwich, Connecticut, Rav Rosenberg served as the Chief Rabbi of Syracuse, New York.
Among the membership at Congregation Brothers of Joseph is former United States Senator Joseph Lieberman.

Credit: Linda Christensen

Credit: Linda Christensen

Credit: Linda Christensen

Credit: Map for Norwich Hebrew Benevolent Association

Tags: Chief Rabbi · Connecticut · Norwich, CT

6 responses so far ↓

  • 1 JS // Jun 4, 2009 at 11:17 am

    Senator Joseph Lieberman is (or was) a member of the Shule. Also (your neighbor) Rabbi Schulman was the Rav after Rabbi Rosenberg.

  • 2 Jacob Gross // Jun 29, 2010 at 6:56 pm

    An article by Rabbi Rosenberg appears in Hameassef, vol 8 #83 (p 128), page 262 of the PDF copy at

  • 3 YD Miller // Apr 13, 2011 at 3:15 pm

    Hapardes Obit.:

  • 4 Efraim // Dec 1, 2016 at 6:51 pm

    His father has now been posted to this site as well:

  • 5 Ralph // Nov 13, 2017 at 12:18 pm

    Senator Lieberman is not (nor was he) a member of Congregation Brothers of Joseph in Norwich.

  • 6 Rabbi Stern // Dec 26, 2018 at 9:05 pm

    He was from the original students who studied in Rav Matlin’s house in the first days of what would later became RIETS.

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