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Close-up portrait of an elderly, religious Jew, Rabbi Yossef Mordekhai Ha-Cohen.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 39667

Close-up portrait of an elderly, religious Jew, Rabbi Yossef Mordekhai Ha-Cohen.

Rabbi Yossef Mordekhai Ha-Cohen, father of the Maggid (Preacher) of Minsk, Rabbi Benyamin Ha-Cohen Shekowitski. Rabbi Yossef Mordekhai Ha-Cohen and his son Rabbi Benyamin Ha-Cohen Shekowitski were famous for their charity towards the poor, Jews and non-Jews alike. Rabbi Mordekhai died on February 24, (Adar 10),1926.

Date
1926
Locale
Eisiskes, [Nowogrodek] Poland
Variant Locale
Eishyshok
Eshishuk
Eyshishkes
Ejszyszki
Eishishkes
Lithuania
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of The Shtetl Foundation
 
Record last modified: 2004-11-29 00:00:00
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