Rabbi Moses Rubin Yoelson

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Moses Rubin Yoelson (Hesselson), Rabbi

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Kaunas, Kauno miesto savivaldybė, Kaunas County, Lithuania
Death: Died in Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
Place of Burial: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Myer (Meyer) Hesselson and Rachael (Ghuta) [or Rachel??] Hesselson
Husband of Naiomi Etta Yoelson and Chyesa (Ida) Yoelson
Father of Rose Yoelson Flax; Al Jolson; Hirsch Yoelson (Harry Jolson); Etta Cantor; [Sister who died in infancy] Yoelson and 3 others
Brother of Barney Hesselson; Solomon (Zalmon) Jolson; Rabbi Julius Hess; Abram Hessel; Pauline Yoelson and 1 other

Occupation: Rabbi and Cantor
Managed by: Charles Miller
Last Updated:

About Rabbi Moses Rubin Yoelson

Rabbi Reuven Moses Yoelson was famed for many characteristic features: for his gaiety and his humor, for his storytelling and his smile, also for his clear and beautiful voice which enthralled his congregation. People used to come from the Lithuanian villages for miles around to listen to his religious chants that touched the very depths of the human heart. As a cantor he was famed for pouring his entire soul into every religious motif which he presented musically to his congregation.


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Rabbi Moses Rubin Yoelson's Timeline

1855
1855
Kaunas, Kauno miesto savivaldybė, Kaunas County, Lithuania
1880
1880
Age 25
Seredžius, Jurbarkas district municipality, Tauragė County, Lithuania
1882
January 12, 1882
Age 27
Jurbarkas, Lithuania
1884
1884
Age 29
1886
May 26, 1886
Age 31
Seredžius, Jurbarkas district municipality, Tauragė County, Lithuania
1897
August 6, 1897
Age 42
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
1902
June 25, 1902
Age 47
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
1945
December 23, 1945
Age 90
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
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