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Rabbi Israel Joseph Kazis

Male 1911 - 2001  (90 years)    Has 3 ancestors and 3 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Gender Male 
    Born Mar 29, 1911  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Massachusetts Birth Record 1840-1915 of Israel Kazis
    Massachusetts Birth Record 1840-1915 of Israel Kazis
    Military-Begin Jan 01, 1943 
    Military-End Jul 02, 1946 
    Military May 03, 1950  420 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1959  861 West Roxbury Parkway, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died May 04, 2001  Salem Hospital, Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    • He received his bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees from Harvard University.
      He was ordained at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York.
      During World War II, he served in the Army's 85th Infantry Division in Italy and attained the rank of major.
      In 1946, he received an honorary doctorate in humanities from Suffolk University. He also received an honorary doctorate in divinity from the Jewish Theological Seminary in 1968.
      Rabbi Kazis lectured extensively on the philosophy, history and literature of Judaism. His writings have appeared in many publications.
      He is survived by his wife Bernice "Sis" (Gondelman); two daughters, Amy Avgar of Jerusalem, and Toby Vogel of Jamaica Plain; a son, Richard of Brookline; and seven grandchildren.
    Age 90 years 
    Buried Aft May 4, 2001  Temple Mishkan Tefila, Seaver Street, Roxbury, Suffolk County Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Rabbi Israel J. Kazis (1911 - 2001) Find A Grave Memorial
    Rabbi Israel J. Kazis (1911 - 2001) Find A Grave Memorial
    Siblings 3 Siblings 
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    Person ID I4726  MyMispoche
    Last Modified Nov 12, 2018 

    Father Jacob Kazis
              b. Mar 27, 1875, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Mar 27, 1934, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Bessie Rimmerman
              b. Abt 1878
              d. Oct 27, 1962  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married Abt 1897 
    Family ID F1866  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Wife Ancestors Bernice "Sis" Gondelman
              b. 1924 
    Married Aug 15, 1954  Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Age at Marriage He was 43 years and 5 months - She was 30 years and 8 months 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Amy Kazis
    Married: 1x2. Toby Kazis
     3. Richard Kazis
    Last Modified Nov 11, 2018 
    Family ID F1921  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S846] Massachusetts United States Birth Records 1840-1915 (C)
      Citation:
      Text:  Name: Israel Kazis Birth Date: 1911 Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, USA Father: Kazis
    2. [S378] Pennsylvania, Veteran Compensation Application Files, WWII, 1950-1966 (C)
      Citation:
      Text:  Name: Israel Joseph Kazis Birth Date: 27 Mar 1911 Birth Place: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Residence Date: 3 May 1950 Residence Place: Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
    3. [S800] U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995 (C)
      Citation:
      Text:  Name: Israel J Kazis Gender: Male Residence Year: 1959 Street address: 861 West Roxbury pkwy CH Residence Place: Newton, Massachusetts, USA Occupation: Rabbi Spouse: Bernice Kazis Publication Title: Newton, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1959
    4. [S579] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014 (C)
      Citation:
      Text:  Name: Israel J. Kazis SSN: 033-28-1174 Last Residence: 01907 Swampscott, Essex, Massachusetts, USA BORN: 29 Mar 1911 Died: 4 May 2001 State (Year) SSN issued: Massachusetts (1953-1956)
    5. [S589] Massachusetts United States Death Index, 1970-2003 (S|C)
      Details:
      Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Health Service, Boston, Massachusetts, 2005;
      Citation:
      Text:  Name: Israel J Kazis Certificate: 031591 Death Place: Salem Death Date: 4 May 2001 Birth Place: Massachusetts Birth Date: 29 Mar 1911 Spouse: Bernice Gondelman
    6. [S849] U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (C)
      Citation:
      Text:  Name: Israel J Krazis [Israel J Kazis] Gender: Male Birth Date: 29 Mar 1911 Death Date: 4 May 2001 Claim Date: 10 Apr 1976 SSN: 033281174
    7. [S816] U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010 (C)
      Citation:
      Text:  Name: Israel Kazis Birth Date: 27 Mar 1911 Death Date: 4 May 2001 SSN: 033281174 Branch 1: A Enlistment Date 1: 1 Jan 1943 Release Date 1: 2 Jul 1946
    8. [S806] Find a Grave (S|C)
      Details:
      http://www.findagrave.com/;
      Citation:
      Text:  Rabbi Israel J. Kazis BIRTH 29 Mar 1911 Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA DEATH 4 May 2001 (aged 90) Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA BURIAL Temple Mishkan Tefila Memorial Park West Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA Show Map MEMORIAL ID 158122248
    9. [S558] in the U.S., Marriages performed by three Rabbis in Boston, Chicago and Massachusetts,1861-1956 (C)
      Citation:
      Text:  Name: Israel Kazis Age: 43 Occupation: Rabbi (Congregation Mishkan Tefila) Birth Place: Cambridge, MA Est. Birth Year: abt 1911 Father Name: Jacob KAZIS Father Birth Place: Russia Mother Name: Bessie Rimmerman Mother Birth Place: Russia Marriage Date: 15 Aug 1954 Rabbi: Gorovitz Spouse: Bernice Gondelman Spouse Age: 30 Spouse Occupation: At home Spouse Birth Place: Boston, MA Spouse Father Name: Hyman Gondelman Spouse Father Birth Place: Basarabia Spouse Mother Name: Jeanette Marcus