Yaakov Yechiel Schwartz (1879 - 1944)

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Birthplace: Sighetu Marmaţiei, Maramureş County, Romania
Death: Died in Auschwitz
Cause of death: Holocaust
Occupation: Rabbi of Synagogue Eitz Chaim
Managed by: Shloimie Schwartz
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About Yaakov Yechiel Schwartz

Rabbi Yaakov Yechiel was born in Sighetu Marmaţiei, Romania to his father Rabbi Mordechai Tzvi Schwartz in 1879

For reasons not known to us he was raised by his uncle Grand Rabbi Yitzchok Eizik Freidrich http://www.geni.com/people/Yitzchok-Friedrich/6000000004580249229.

As a young child he studied in the Yeshiva of Grand Rabbi Chanayah Yom Tov Lipa Teitelbaum of Sighetu Marmaţiei.

Later he studied under Grand Rabbi Moshe Greenwald of Chust - author of Arugas HaBosem, Grand Rabbi Shmuel Rossenburg of Unsdorf - author of Be'er Shmuel and Grand Grand Rabbi Simcha Bunim Ehrenfeld of Mattersdorf - author of Ma'aneh Simcha.

In the year 1904 Rabbi Yaakov married Chana Lichtenstein the daughter of Grand Rabbi Baruch Bendit Lichtenstein of Crasna, Romania http://www.geni.com/people/Boruch-Lichtenstein/6000000004580249507.

Upon the request of of his father in-law Rabbi Baruch Bendit, Rabbi Yaakov Yechiel got Ho'raah from another two great Rabbis.

In the year 1908, Rabbi Yaakov Yechiel was invited by his grandfather Grand Rabbi Yaakov Moshe Schwartz http://www.geni.com/people/Yaakov-SCHWARTZ/6000000005406172365 of Carei, Romania to become Rabbinical Judge a position which he held on till his death by the cursed Nazis in 1944.

Rabbi Yaakov Yechiel had a Synagogue in Carei, Romania called Eitz Chaim.

Rabbi Yaakov Yechiel Died June 1, 1944 in Auschwitz

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Yaakov Yechiel Schwartz's Timeline

1879
1879
Sighetu Marmaţiei, Maramureş County, Romania
1904
1904
Age 25
1908
1908
- 1944
Age 29
Carei, Romania
1917
1917
Age 38
Carei, Romania
1944
June 1, 1944
Age 65
Auschwitz
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Carei, Romania