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Rabbi Shmuel Myer "Samuel" Isaacs
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Birth: Jan. 4, 1804
Leeuwarden Municipality
Friesland, Netherlands
Death: May 19, 1878
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Spiritual Leader Congregation Bnai Jeshurun
d.16 Iyar, 1878 (5638)
Rav Isaac's primary teacher was Rav Solomon Hirschell (d. 1842), Chief Rabbi of the British Empire. In 1839, with the encouragement of his Rebbe he accepted a position in New York as the spiritual leader (Moreh Dasrah, Chazan, preacher, est.) of Congregation Bnai Jeshurun. In 1859 the Rav tried organizing the first American national kehillah. 
 
Burial:
Beth Olom Cemetery
Ridgewood
Queens County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Ray Cannata
Record added: Jan 01, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 82812647
Rabbi Shmuel Myer Samuel Isaacs
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