Rabbi Yaakov Menachem Sokol
יעקב מנחם ב"ר ברוך מרדכיRav, Vernon Avenue Synagogue of Brooklyn
Date of Death:
Sun. November 21, 1937 -
Chesvan 17 5698
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Photo Caption: Rabbi Yaakov Menachem Sokol along with part of his family c. 1915 in Brisk Poland, left to right daughter Adele Frank who lived in New York, son Nachman who lived in Toronto, Rabbi Sokol, Rebbetzin Gitel Sokol, and a daughter whose name unknown to me. Credit: Reuben Sokol
Photo Caption: Rabbi Yaakov Menachem Sokol c.1930, Credit: Reuben Sokol
Rav Sokol a student of Rav Chaim Soloveitchik of Brisk received rabbinical ordination from him. Prior to his moving to New York the Rav stopped in LA where he headed a yeshiva. Of his children two daughters Mindel and Scheindel, and a son Shmuel perished in the Holocaust HY”D.
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