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Rabbi Chaim Dovid Leibowitz

December 22nd, 2008 · 7 Comments

Rabbi Chaim Dovid Leibowitz

חיים דוד ב"ר אריה זאב

Rosh Hayeshivah (Founder), Rabbinical Seminary of America (RSA)

Date of Death: Fri. December 5, 1941 - Kislev 15 5702

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Cemetery Details
81-14 Cypress Avenue
Ridgewood, NY 11385
United States

Phone: 718-821-1060
Fax: 718-381-1551
Contact: Todd Ivler


Cemetery Map:


Directions to Kever: Mount Judah Cemetery in Ridgewood, Queens maintains computerized records and will provide a detailed location map upon request. Location: Corner of Lebanon Road and Sinai Avenue, behind the kever of the Yampoler Rebbe

Name Listed on Cemetery Database: LEIBOWITZ, DAVID

Biographical Notes:

Photo Caption: Rav Dovid Leibowitz, Credit: Needed

Photo Caption: Rav Leibowitz along with the Stolin Detroiter Rebbe at the wedding of Rabbi Abba Zalka Gewirtz to the daughter of Rabbi Laibel Kamins, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America 

Bio Information: 
Reb Dovid Warshawer as he was known in Europe studied in Radin with his great-uncle, the Chofetz Chaim, Slobodka, and eventually the Slabodka Kolel. In 1926, Rav Leibowitz came to the United States and joined Mesivta Torah Vodath, before opening his own yeshiva in 1933.

Credit: IFJCAH

Tags: Mount Judah Cemetery - Queens · New York · Queens / L.I., NY · Rosh Yeshiva

7 responses so far ↓

  • 1 MStern // Dec 23, 2008 at 4:25 pm

    Where is his son, Rav Henoch Leibowitz buried?

  • 2 Tully // Dec 23, 2008 at 9:08 pm

    Not far from his father.

  • 3 LB // Dec 23, 2008 at 10:42 pm

    Along the road of the same section.

  • 4 MStern // Dec 23, 2008 at 10:43 pm

    Please post Rav Henoch.

  • 5 curios // Dec 3, 2010 at 5:03 am

    His father Reb Aryeh Zev was a nephew of the Heiliger Chofetz Chaim. Anyone know what was his name?

  • 6 YD Miller // Apr 9, 2013 at 1:23 pm

    Historic photo of the Rosh Yeshiva:

  • 7 tattale // May 6, 2014 at 11:08 am

    He is buried right behind the Yompoler Rebbe Z”L

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