Kevarim of Tzadikim in North America

Rabbi Dr. Hillel HaKohen Klein

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Rav, Congregation Ohab Zedek (OZ), Upper West Side

Date of Death: Sun. March 21, 1926 - Nissan 6 5686

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Cemetery Details
5400 Bay Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11230
United States

Phone: (718) 377-8690
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Notes: Over the years Washington Cemetery has become extremely difficult to navigate due to overcrowding and poor record keeping, getting a map is always recommended.

Directions to Kever: The Washington Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York maintains detailed burial records and will provide assistance upon request. Location: Enter from Ocean Parkway service road between Avenue J and K, left on Hyacinth Avenue, right on Lotus Avenue to marker 96, around 300 feet.

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: Philip Klein

Biographical Notes:


Photo Caption: Rabbi Dr. Hillel Klein, Credit:ย ย Nancy Klein, Yonkers, NY

Credit: Chaim Steinberger

Source: New York Times

Bio Information:
Rav Klein was one of the most influential Rabbanim in prewar America. In addition, he was a member of Chief Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Joseph’s Bias Din(Rabbinical Court).
At the time of his death, Rav Klein was the honorary president of the Agudas Ha-Rabbonim, president of the newly formed Agudath Israel of America, treasurer of the Ezras Torah fund, and Nasi of Kolel Shomrei Hachomos in Jerusalem.
Although a member of all these organizations Rav Klein once remarked:ย “there is but one title that I bear with a conscious pride, and that is Hillel HaKohen”.


Credit: IFJCAH

Credit: IFJCAH


Credit: IFJCAH

Credit: IFJCAH


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