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Rebbe Yaakov Yosef Twersky

March 26th, 2009 · 8 Comments

Rebbe Yaakov Yosef Twersky

יעקב יוסף ב"ר דוד

Skvira Rebbe, New Square, New York

Date of Death: Sun. March 31, 1968 - Nissan 2 5728

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Cemetery Details
Grant Avenue
Spring Valley, NY 10977
United States

Phone: 347-889-0705
Contact: Mendel Berger


Cemetery Map:

Notes: Cemetery is located in the Village of Shikun Skver and is always open. Also try calling: 845-362-4970

Directions to Kever: The Village of New Square Cemetery is located on the far end of Shikun Skvira and is always open. Location: large ohel on the left

Biographical Notes:


Photo Credit: Yitz Twersky, Kew Gardens Hills, NY
Twersky 101 Yaakov Yosef Skvira
Photo Caption: The Rebbe, Rebbe Yaakov Yosef Twersky
Twersky 100 Yitzchok Skvira Kishinev
Photo Caption: The Rebbe’s brother, Rebbe Yitzchok of Skvira Kishinev, HY”D, martyred in Kishinev
Twersky 89 Skvira Dovid
Photo Caption: The Rebbe’s father, Rebbe Dovid of Skvira, d. 1919
Twersky 122 Pinchos of Ostilla
Photo Caption: The Rebbe’s father-in-law, Rebbe Pinchos of Ostilla,  HY”D, martyred 1943

Credit: Aaron Feder

Credit: Aaron Feder

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8 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Grand Rebbe // Mar 26, 2009 at 8:32 pm

    The Rebbe’s lineage from Ba’al Shem Tov:
    1. Ba’al Shem Tov
    2. Rebbe Tzvi
    4. Rebbei Aaron of Tituv
    5. Rebbe Tzvi of Tituv (Hershele Skverer)
    6. Chana Sima (married Rebbe Yitzchak Twerski of Skvira)
    7. Rebbe David Twersky of Skvira
    8. Rebbe Yakov Yosef Twersky

  • 2 Miller // Mar 26, 2009 at 9:38 pm

    The date is 2 Nissan not 5

  • 3 Baruch A // Mar 26, 2009 at 10:59 pm


  • 4 Yakov // Apr 23, 2009 at 9:35 pm

    the correct adress is:
    Roosevelt Ave. [at the dead-end]
    New Square, NY 10977

    There is no Grant Ave. in New Square!!!

  • 5 avremele // Apr 28, 2009 at 4:18 pm

    There is no actual matzeiva with his name on it.

  • 6 Ben Bee Zee // Mar 31, 2011 at 5:39 pm

    Thanks Baruch for posting the picture of the Ohel

  • 7 SG // Mar 13, 2013 at 9:15 am

    Today is the Skverer Rebbe ZT”L’s Yortzeit.

  • 8 Yocheved Bluma rubin // Feb 11, 2018 at 3:09 am

    Would like the correct Hebrew spelling for Rebbetzin Trana bas Rabbi Pinchas I promised I would have a plaque made for the shtender in her kever. There is nothing stating who is buried there. Thank you.

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