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Rabbi Zalman Shimon Dworkin

December 26th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Rabbi Zalman Shimon Dworkin

זלמן שמעון ב"ר ירוחם

Chief Rabbi, Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Date of Death: Sat. March 9, 1985 - Adar 17 5745

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Cemetery Details
226-20 Francis Lewis Boulevard
Cambria Heights, NY 11411
United States

Phone: (718) 723-4545


Cemetery Map:

Notes: The Ohel Chabad visiting center is open 24/7, there are restrooms and other amenities always available including food and drinks. In addition there is a mikva located at 224-16 Francis Lewis Boulevard which is also open 24/7 and supplies towels.

Directions to Kever: Old Montefiore Cemetery in Queens maintains computerized records and will provided a detailed location map upon request .Block: 94, Row: 5, Grave: 16, just behind the Rebbe’s ohel to the right.

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: DWORKIN, ZALMAN

Biographical Notes:

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Photo Caption: Rav Zalman Shimon Dworkin, Credit: Needed

Bio Information:
Soon after moving to the Chabad community in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, Rav Zalman Shimon Dworkin was appointed Cheif Rabbi over all its instatutions. A postion he held until his passing in 1985.

Credit: Shmuel Botchy Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Shmuel Botchy Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Shmuel Botchy Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Shmuel Botchy Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Tags: Montefiore Cemetery · New York · Queens / L.I., NY

2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 curios // Dec 26, 2010 at 7:24 am

    He was one of the Choshuver Rabonim of Chabad in America.

  • 2 Shmuel Botchy // Feb 13, 2013 at 12:52 am

    Harav Dworkin ZY”A was attacked by a group of gangsters in the summer of 1983 – here is a link to the Lubavitcher Rebbes ZY”A response.

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