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Rebbe Yaakov Yisroel Korff

December 6th, 2007 · 7 Comments

Rebbe Yaakov Yisroel Korff

יעקב ישראל ב"ר מרדכי בן ציון

Zvhill Mezhibizh Rebbe of Massachusetts

Date of Death: Sun. September 28, 1952 - Tishrei 9 5713
Erev Yom Kippor

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Cemetery Details

Directions to Kever: Everett Jewish Cemeteries located just north of Boston, in Everett, Massachusetts is comprised of many smaller cemeteries (societies). Most are owned or managed by JCAM. Location: Netzach Yisroel section, large ohel

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: Korff

Biographical Notes:

Rabbi Korff
Korff 1
Korf Yaakov Yisroel 4
Photo Caption: Rebbe Yaakov Yisroel Korff, Credit:  Rabbi Yitzchok Aaron Korff, Chief Rabbi, Boston, Massachusetts
Korf Yaakov Yisroel 5
Photo Caption: Funeral procession for Rebbe Yisroel Yaakov Korff, Dorchester, Massachusetts, Credit: Paul Gass Family website

Photo caption: Kever of Rebbe Shlomke of Zvhil (d. 1945) Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, Credit: IFJCAH

Credit: Rabbi Yitzchok Aaron Korff, Chief Rabbi, Boston, Massachusetts

Tags: Admorim · Boston, MA · Everett Jewish Cemeteries - Boston · Massachusetts

7 responses so far ↓

  • 1 azi // Jul 23, 2009 at 9:43 pm

    Is this the father if the Zviller Rebbe of Boston? The son in law of the Shomrei Emunim (and Redstone)?

  • 2 avremele // Jul 24, 2009 at 12:30 pm

    grandfather (or great?)

  • 3 mbd // Jul 27, 2009 at 11:46 am


  • 4 Chaim Moshe // May 18, 2010 at 1:49 pm

    Was the Rebbe related to Rebbe Shlomke Zviller, how?

  • 5 Grand Rebbe // May 21, 2010 at 1:34 pm

    Looks like they were brother-in-laws:

  • 6 Ben Bee Zee // May 23, 2010 at 2:15 pm

    The rebbe was a SIL of Reb Shlomkes brother Reb Mechele Zvehiller

  • 7 YD Miller // Feb 25, 2016 at 5:23 pm

    Letter from the rebbe:

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