Kevarim of Tzadikim in North America

Wife of Rabbi Yitzchok Yosef Kohen

יצחק יוסף ב"ר אברהם הכהן

Chief Rabbi, Szamosujvar (Gherla), Romania

Date of Death: Mon. September 27, 1920 - Tishrei 15 5681

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Cemetery Details
685 Fairview Avenue
Fairview, NJ 07022
United States

Phone: 201.943.6163


Cemetery Map:


Directions to Kever: Mount Moriah Cemetery in Fairview, NJ (Bergen) maintains computerized records and will provide a detailed location map upon request. Location: Section: J, Organization: CONG. BETH DAVID

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: Needed

Biographical Notes:

Note: In the was of gratitude, for two of Rav Yosef Yitzchok Kohen, Chief Rabbi Szamosujva’s great-grandchildren. “Reb Dov” Elias of Kew Gardens Hills, an inspiration behind, and Michael Elias of Kew Gardens whose ongoing effort with hosting and design keeps going.

Bio Information:
Rebbetzin Chaya Cohen d. June 15, 1954 / 14 Sivan, 5715

Photo Caption: Rav Yosef Yitzchok Kohen, Chief Rabbi Szamosujvar (Gherla), Romania

Source: Needed 

Photo Caption: Dedication page for the Kohen / Elias family, Credit: MCA

Photo Caption: The Shul in Szamosújvár (currently Gehrla, Romania), Credit: Michael Elias

Photo Caption: What is likely the kever of Rav Yitzchok Yosef’s (left) alongside that of his son-in-law and successor Rav Avroham Shloima Elias in Szamosújvár, Credit: Michael Elias


Credit: Rebbetzin Chaya Cohen d. June 15, 1954 / 14 Sivan, 5715, Credit: MCA

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