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December 25, 2007

Rabbi Avraham Yosef Ash

Filed under: New York,Queens / L.I.,Union Field Cemetery — lizensk12 @ 4:33 pm

Founder of the Bais Hamedrash HaGadol of Norfolk Street
Rav Ash was from the first European style Rabbanim to organize and lead a congregation in New York City. Eventually his fame and authority spread across the country. No orthodox congregation in the United States would accept a shochet without his certification.
d. 25 Iyar, 1887
Machpelah Cemetery
82-30 Cypress Hills Street
Ridgewood, NY 11385
(Union Field Cemetery, Main Road, Right on Path J past the trees into Machpelah about fifteen feet to the right)



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