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Abraham Gorrelick

I8432   Male Abt 1882 - 1938  (~ 56 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document    Has no ancestors but 7 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Abraham Gorrelick 
    Born Abt 1882  Poland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    1925 New York State Census 1925  105 Henry Street, New York City, New York County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1930 United States Federal Census 1930  134 Bay 32nd Street, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 16 Apr 1938  [1
    Age ~ 56 years 
    Buried Aft 16 Apr 1938  Washington Cemetery, 5820 Bay Parkway, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Abraham Gorrelick (1882-1938) - Find A Grave Memorial
    Abraham Gorrelick (1882-1938) - Find A Grave Memorial
    Abraham Gorrelick (1882-1938) - Find A Grave Memorial
    Plot: Cem #3
    Person ID I8432  MyMispoche
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2019 

    Spouse / Partner Sarah Riva Cohen
              b. 18 May 1882
              d. 7 Dec 1973  (Age 91 years) 
    Married Abt 1905 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Benjamin H. Gorrelick
              b. 4 Jun 1906, Volozin, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 16 Feb 1998  (Age 91 years)
    Sarah Kazis  m. Jul 1939
     2. Saul Gorrelick
              b. Abt 1908, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Nettie Gorrelick
              b. Abt 1910, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Irving Gorrelick
              b. Abt 1912, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Living
    Last Modified 5 Oct 2014 
    Family ID F3034  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1882 - Poland Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Saul Gorrelick - Abt 1908 - Poland Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Nettie Gorrelick - Abt 1910 - Poland Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Irving Gorrelick - Abt 1912 - Poland Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
     Buried - Aft 16 Apr 1938 - Washington Cemetery, 5820 Bay Parkway, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 

    • My father, Benjamin Gorrelick was born in Volozin, in 1907; his father was Abraham Gorrelick ( a melamed) and his mother was Sarah Cohen. My grandfathear came to this country before the firstworld war broke out and then the rest of the family had to wait until the war was over to come to N.Y. City, in 1921. My grandmother came with her four children, Sol, Nettie, Lillian and myfather, Benjamin who the eldest. My grandfather was a Hebrew teacher, in New York and my father went to the Dewitt Clinton Elementary School, which he did in a year and a half and eventuallywent to City College; then he became a rabbi at the Jewish Theological Seminary. Most of his rabbinic career (49 years) was spent in Detroit, Michigan. He died in 1998. Does anyone recognizethe name "GORRELICK" or Cohen from Volozin? ------------------------- Elisheva Gorrelick Ellis (eliellis@hotmail.com) -------------------------------------------- Subject: Re: a note on theguest book---- Shalom Eilat--------------------Sorry for the scum on the guest book It's a real disaster. As for Avraham Gorrelick, Yes, the late Mr. Reuven Rogovin wrote some "figuresdrawing's about our Melamdim". The fourth drawing (the last one) he dedicated to "The Teacher-Melamed, Rabbi Avraham Gorrelick" (page 484 on the Volozhin Yizkor Book). Reading it one can feelMr. Rogovin's big esteem and love for his Rabbi and Teacher. Here is the word-to-word translation from Hebrew to English I accomplished after receiving your Email: I should post online at theJewishgen site-Volozhin Yizkor Book section, the English version after its final edition. ---- -------- The Melamed and Teacher, Rabbi Avraham Gorellick, By Reuven Rogovin (VYB page484)----From Hebrew by M. Porat --- ...........................Last but not least, was my teacher; Reb Avrom Gorelik. His Heyder was a reformed Heyder. Mr. Gorrelick was an enlightened andeducated teacher, who endlessly loved the Hebrew language. He was the first pioneer in Volozhin and its vicinity to introduce the Hebrew language in the Heyder as a subject of learningobligation. On the Heyder wall was suspended an announcement written in huge letters "SPEAK HEBREW!" Hebrew became for the first time a subject of learning duty the same as Mathematics,Geography, History etc. At those times, it was a novelty, a changeover in the education method. As a teacher he was strict and pedantic, demanding from his pupils' such accomplishments whichwere seen as "unobtainable". He allocated me two days only to learn by heart a Bialik's poem "The Slaughter City". Two days he allocated also to learn Bialik's "Dead of the Desert". For "TheHamatmid" he gave me three days and to learn by heart Yalag's "Between the Lion's teeth" one single day only. The Heyder was situated inside Rohke the Widow's (Rohke Di Almone) apartment onthe Smorgon Street (Smorgoner Gass), near to Hayim Der Shnayder (the Taylor) house. On the second year of its existence, the Heyder removed to Brovarna Street near "Avrom Der Vafernik's"house. Reb Hayim der Shnayder used to enter the Heyder at evening hours and to enjoy himself extremely when he heard the "Moyshelakh" and "Shloymelah" speaking loudly in the Holy Language.Allthe children, Reb Gorrelick's students, apart of "Mihl Lea Dines" and the writer of these lines had been slaughtered in one single day, together with their loving admirer Reb Hayim derShnayder. "Swords were pulled out and bows tensed by wicked godless murderers to defeat poor and pauper and to slaughter the right and honest" (Book of psalms 37, 14)
      http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/volozhin/volozhin.html#ROG
      - Thursday, November 11, 2004 at 22:22:26 (EST)

  • Sources 
    1. [S829] New York, New York, Death Index, 1862-1948.
      Name: Abraham Gorrelick
      Age: 57
      Birth Year: abt 1881
      Death Date: 16 Apr 1938
      Death Place: Manhattan, New York, USA
      Certificate Number: 8537
    2. [S806] Find a Grave, (http://www.findagrave.com/).
      Abraham Gorrelick
      BIRTH 1882
      DEATH 16 Apr 1938 (aged 55–56)
      BURIAL
      Washington Cemetery
      Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
      PLOT Cem #3
      MEMORIAL ID 132568392