Kevarim of Tzadikim in North America

Rebbe Yosef Yitzchok Schneersohn

יוסף יצחק ב"ר שלום דובער

Lubavitcher Rebbe (Rayatz)

Date of Death: Sat. January 28, 1950 - Shevat 10 5710

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Cemetery Details
226-20 Francis Lewis Boulevard
Cambria Heights, NY 11411
United States

Phone: (718) 723-4545


Cemetery Map:

Notes: The Ohel Chabad visiting center is open 24/7, there are restrooms and other amenities always available including food and drinks. In addition there is a mikva located at 224-16 Francis Lewis Boulevard which is also open 24/7 and supplies towels.

Directions to Kever: Old Montefiore Cemetery in Queens maintains computerized records and will provide a detailed location map upon request. Location: Just outside the Ohel visitors center.
Note: Mikvah Yisroel, located down the block from The Ohel Lubavitch Visitor Center is open 24hours a day.

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: SCHNEERSOHN, JOSEPH I.

Biographical Notes:

Lubob Father In Lawer Europe
Photo Caption: Lubavitcher Rebbe (Rayatz), Credit: IFJCAH
Rav YY Schneersohn
Photo Caption: Lubavitcher Rebbe (Rayatz), Credit: Needed

Photo Caption: Lubavitcher Rebbe (Rayatz), during his first visit to the United States, Credit: IFJCAH
Schneerson Yosef Yitzchok Vacation
Photo Caption: Lubavitcher Rebbe (Rayatz), during his trip to Eretz Yisroel, Credit: Needed
770 Eastern Parkway 1
770 Eastern Parkway 2
Photo Caption: 770 Easter Parkway as it stands today. The building, which soon became known as 770 serves as Lubavitch World Headquarters. The Frierdiker Rebbe lived in an apartment on the second floor. Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Schneerson Yosef Yitzchok Ohel
Photo Caption: Chassidim praying at the ohel of the Lubavitcher Rebbe (Rayatz), c. 1974, Credit: Mal Warshaw

Photo Caption: SS Drottningholm overlooking New York Harbor, The Rebbe arrived on these shores March 19, 1940 aboard the SS Drottningholm. Soon after he gave his now-famous America Iz Nisht Andersh (America is not Different) speech at the Graceland Hotel in Manhattan. Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History

Source: The Mercury Pottstown, Pennsylvania 21 Mar 1940
Historical account: The Rebbe was never in Siberia.
Tzemach tzedek
Photo Caption:  Portrait of 
Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the Tzemach Tzedek of Lubavitch (d. 1866). The Rebbe, who served as 3rd Rebbe of Lubavich was the son-in-law of the Mitteler Rebbe. Among his famous quotes is  “Trakht gut vet zein gut — Think good and it will be good.”, Credit: N/N

Photo Caption: The Ohel in Lubavitch, Russia where both of Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the Tzemach Tzedek of Lubavitch and his youngest son Rebbe Shmuel, The Rebbe Maharash are buried, Credit: Rabbi Gavriel Gordon, Director of MyLubavich.
Special appreciation: Rabbi Levi Mondshine, Jewish community of Smolensk, Russia
Photo Caption: Rabbi Berel Lazar, Chief Rabbi of Russia outside the Ohel in Lubavich, Russia, Credit: Rabbi Gavriel Gordon, Director of MyLubavich.
Special appreciation: 
Rabbi Levi Mondshine, Jewish community of Smolensk, Russia 

Bio Information:
Scores of books have been and continue to be published on the life and times of Rebbe Yosef Yitzchok Schneerson, the Frierdiker Rebbe or Rebbe Rayatz as he is commonly referred too by Lubavicher Chassidim.

Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

Credit: Location: across from the Ohel

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