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