Rabbi Landau has also been leading groups on visits to gravesites of rabbis, chassidishe rebbes, and roshei yeshiva throughout the United States and Canada. Some of these men are nearly unknown today, but they made significant contributions, often at great personal expense, to today’s golden era of Yiddishkeit in America.
Rabbi Landau recently released a biography of Rabbi Joseph titled Rav HaKolel, which will be available, together with other material, at the cemetery on Sunday.
Dr. Marvin Schick, in addition to serving as president of the Yeshiva Rabbi Jacob Joseph schools, with a current enrollment of almost two thousand students, kindergarten through kollel, is a noted community activist and writer. In 2002 he published Rabbi Joseph’s sefer, L’Beis Yaakov.
Driving instructions: Flushing Avenue Exit on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway (BQE), east on Flushing Avenue; make a right turn onto Cypress Avenue. Continue to Union Field Cemetery, 8211 Cypress Avenue.
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