Tuesday, July 18, 2017

115th Yartzheit of Rabbi Yaakov Joseph ZT"L

Thousands are expected to attend the Kever of the Rav Hakolel and chief rabbi of New York city, Rabbi Yaakov Joseph Zt'l on his 115th Yartzheit - 24 Tamuz 5774 -July 19, 2017
He is buried in the Union Field cemetery in Ridgewood, NY at the Brooklyn/Queens Border close to crown heights and Williamsburg. He was niftar in 1902 (5662).
Rav Yoel Teitelbaum, the pervious Satmar Rebbe, would encourage his chassidim to pray at the tzion of the Rav Yaakov Yosef. It is reported that many people have found a yeshuah after visiting the tzion.
 Driving Directions to the kever:

Union Field Cemetery
82-11 Cypress Avenue
Ridgewood, NY 11385
 (Path 42, at the corner of Main and Maple Road) It will be open until 7:30 pm
Driving directions to kever of Rabbi Yakov Yosef Joseph:

From Lakewood, Staten Island and NJ:
Verrazano bridge to the Belt Parkway to Pennsylvania Avenue exit North on Pennsylvania to the Jackie Robinson parkway  to exit 3 make  a left at 1st traffic light another left at 2nd traffic light onto Cypress Avenue to the Second Cemetery on the right
other Gedolim who are buried nearby;
Rav Shlomo Heiman
Rav Reuven Grazovsky
Rav yaakov kamenetzky
The Yampolo Rebbe
The Chofetz Chaim's Rebetzin
Rav Yeruchim  Levovitz Rebetzin
Rav pam
Rav Brus
Rav Henoch leibowitz

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