Kevarim of Tzadikim in North America — Over 1672 Kevarim Online! header image 2

Rav Levi Yitzchok Schneerson

August 27th, 2019 · 2 Comments

Rabbi Levi Yitzchok Schneerson

לוי יצחק ב"ר ברוך

Chief Rabbi, Yekatrinoslav, Ukraine

Date of Death: Wed. August 9, 1944 - Av 20 5704

Anyone with biographical information is asked to please send it in.
See CONTACT page for details. Thank you.


Cemetery Details

Directions to Kever: Old Montefiore Cemetery in Queens maintains computerized records and will provide a detailed location map upon request. Location Just past the Rebbe's Ohel, see map below.

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: SCHNEERSON, CHANA

Biographical Notes:

Bio Information: 
Rav Levi Yitzchok, a great tzaddik and kabbalist in his own right was the father of the last Lubavitcher Rebbe. His wife, Rebbetzin Chana is buried alongside her son at the Old Montefiore Cemetery (see map below) in Queens.

Photo Caption: Rav Levi Yitzchok Schneerson, Credit: N/N

Photo Caption: The Rav was buried in Almaty, Kazakhstan, making it one of the most far-flung kivrei tzadikim in the world, Credit: Rabbi Ephraim Duchman, Collel Chabad

Credit: Aaron C. Kinderlehrer, Kew Gardens Hills

Photo Caption: Rebbetzin Chana (d. 1964), Credit: N/N

Photo Caption: Rav Meir Shlomo Yanovsky, Cheif Rabbi, Mykolaiv, Ukraine (d. 1933), father of Rebbetzin Chana, Credit: N/N

Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Map to the kever of Rebbetzin Chana

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

2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 5ish // Aug 27, 2019 at 1:35 pm

    R’ Levi Yitzchok is not the father of the previous Lubavitcher Rebbe. The previous Lubavitcher Rebbe was R’ Yosef Yitzchak Schneerson. R’ Levi Yitzchok is the father of the last Lubavitcher Rebbe, R’ Menachem Mendel.

  • 2 Admin // Aug 27, 2019 at 1:56 pm


Leave a Comment