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In recent years we have seen an upsurge of interest in visiting kevarim of tzadikim in Eastern Europe and Eretz Yisroel. At any given time of the year, one can find both private and group tours traveling throughout Eastern Europe. Regrettably, most people do not realize that, right here in the United States, one can find the final resting places of many Admorim and Rabbanim, who lived both before and after the Holocaust and who made major contributions to Yiddishkeit as we know it today.

Scores of books have been published identifying kivrei tzadikim in Eretz Yisrael and Eastern Europe. Yet, to date, there is not one single source identifying kivrei Admorim and Rabbanim in the United States. In addition, to this kivrei tzadikim directory, we have undertaken to compile a listing which will include a short biography, picture, and directions to the tzion of each Rebbe or Rav.

The goal of this project is twofold: to preserve the memory of departed Gedolei Yisrael, and to provide a place to turn to in time of need to those who may not have the opportunity to travel.

Kevarim of Tzadikim in North America is a project of the Institute For Judaic Culture and History. The Institute is grateful to Michael Elias of Kew Gardens Hills for designing and maintaining this website. We would also like to thank Tzvi (Tommy) Karoly of Toronto for his Quality Control leadership. For directions to Kivrei Tzadikim or to arrange a group tour please email us.
Baruch Amsel

Please review the pictures, if you are able to add any information, please email us (click here). Any type of information is appreciated be it biographical or just a story. In addition, pictures and newspaper clippings are also welcome.
Tizku l’Mitzvos.

We will never use your information other than to contact you regarding this important project or to verify the information you provided.



  1. Kol Hakavod!!

    In the Derech of the ARI Zal – Dir Zie Lengere Yuren

    Sifsoseyhem dovevos Bakever I’m sure they’re thanking you for the Kavod your providing them.

    May it be a Segula for Arichas Yamim Veshhonim for you and your (very patient) Mishpacha in the best of health.


    Comment by Asher Herzberg — November 20, 2007 @ 11:58 pm | Reply

  2. Beautiful! Tizku l’mitzvos! I hope this website is very successful

    Comment by Yitzchak Kolakowski — November 22, 2007 @ 5:37 pm | Reply

  3. What a zechus, to bring the koved acharon to these Torah giants from the past.
    Thank you for including AHH in this great mitzvah.
    May it be a Zechus for you & your wonderful family
    Eli Glaser

    Comment by eli glaser — November 29, 2007 @ 12:29 pm | Reply

  4. Boruch, shHechiyanu vKeymanu lZman Hazeh. Keep it coming….. Cant wait to see it complete!
    The zchus should be maygin for you and your family,

    Comment by Nussy — December 2, 2007 @ 5:02 pm | Reply

  5. No one from Monroe?

    Comment by Tom K — January 11, 2008 @ 1:02 am | Reply

  6. A Yasher Koach on developing this important website. This website displays a tremendious amount of Kavod Hatorah and Kavod Talmeidai Chachamim. This website also gives recognition to the many Rabbonim who, prior to WW II, travelled to far-flung communities in order to spread Torah and Yiddishkeit. You should have Hatzlacha and Chizuk in this important endeavor.

    Comment by Aaron Brody — February 18, 2008 @ 7:35 pm | Reply

  7. Great site, keep up the good work.

    Comment by Naftali Geller — April 1, 2008 @ 3:14 pm | Reply

  8. Does anyone know where the Skulener Rebbe is buried?

    Comment by Dovid Goldstein — May 1, 2008 @ 2:45 pm | Reply

  9. Monsey, on RT 306.

    Comment by Moshe Parnes — May 1, 2008 @ 5:33 pm | Reply

  10. He is buried in the Vishnitzer Cemetery in Monsey, NY the cemetery is on the corner of Rout 306 and Old Brick Church Road.

    Comment by Chaim G — May 1, 2008 @ 6:47 pm | Reply

  11. Where is the Pupa Ruv buried?

    Comment by Dovidel — June 23, 2008 @ 3:45 pm | Reply

  12. Do you the picture of the Rabbi Noam Elimelech


    Comment by Eric — July 9, 2008 @ 3:55 pm | Reply

  13. Is there a picture?

    Comment by lizensk12 — July 14, 2008 @ 5:04 pm | Reply

  14. Yasher Kochacha, R’ Baruch! You have given us a great gift, by making these m’komos kedoshos accessible. May this zikuy harabim be a z’chus for you and your mishpacha, and all the supporters and contributors.

    Comment by Zev Kops — August 7, 2008 @ 4:41 pm | Reply

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