TORONTO SAGES: Prominent rabbis of blessed memory

sages-picTORONTO SAGES is a booklet compiled and published in 2004 by Mayer S. Abramowitz, a grandson of Toronto cantor Nosson Stolnitz. Its full title is “Chachmei Yisrael of Toronto — Toronto’s Sages.”

The booklet presents information about 35 Toronto rabbis from their tombstones, translated into English; some Yiddish and English obituaries are also included. The contents are reproduced here by kind permission of Mayer S. Abramowitz. To purchase a copy of the book or for further information, please contact Mr Abramowitz at stolnitzarchives@att.net

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Berger, Mayer, died October 25, 1949, page 9

Berger, Yosef Dovid, died September 19, 1939, page 1

Drebin, David Kalman, died September, 19, 1986, page 26

Felder, Gedalyahu, died December 31, 1991, page 30

Friedler, Chaim Naftoli Avrohom, died August 24, 1997, page 33

Gordon, Yaakov, died November 27, 1934, page 3; 35

Gordon, Zev, died April 17, 1998, page 34

Graubart, Yehuda Leib, died October 7, 1937, page 6;37

Gruenwald, Avrohom Yosef, died September 25, 1965, page 16

Horowitz, Naftali Zvi, died June 15, 1928, page 2

Hurwitz, Israel, died March 9, 1979, page 20, 40

Jacobson, Simon, died June 15, 1953, page 11

Kaminetzky, Yaakov, March 10, 1986, page 25

Kaplan, Moshe Raphael, died July 12, 1982, page 23

Kelman, Tzvi Yehuda, died November 30, 1936, page 5;36

Langner, Avrohom, died January 10, 1961, page 15

Langner, Mordechai (Marcus), died May 22, 1948, page 8

Langner, Moshe, died March 23, 1959, page 14;39

Langner, Shlomo, died January 21, 1973, page 18

Langner, Yitzchok Isaac, December 21 , 1979, page 21

Levy, Meir Zvi, died February 23, 1956, page 13;38

Lipskar, Eliyahu Akiva, died October 22, 1987, page 28

Luria, Dovid Mordechai, died August 2, 1980, page 22

Milevsky, Yerucham Uziel, died December 31, 1992, page 31

Mirsky Yitzchok Yeshaya (Jacob), died April 29, 1942, page 1

Ochs, Dovid Bunim, died June 22, 1985, page 24

Oelbaum, Yitzchok, died November 4, 1986, page 27,40

Price, Avrohom Aharon, March 31, 1994, page 32

Rosenberg, Yehuda Yudle, died October 23, 1935, page 4

Schochet, Dov Yehudah, died September 22, 1974, page 19

Silverstein, Avrohom Shmuel Tzvi Hirsch, died September 6, 1951, page 10; 38

Wechter, Channania Yom Tov Lipa, died March 13, 1990, page 29

Weinreb, Yosef, died October 16, 1942, page 7;36

Wohlgelenter, Yaakov Yitzchok, died May 26, 1966, page 17

Zimmerman, Chaim Meir, died September 12, 1954, page 12;39

A letter from Rabbi Hurwitz, a Shechita certificate from Rabbi Oelbaum, page  40

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