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Novy Dvor
LITHUANIA

 



SHLOMO ZALMAN WERNER
Novy Dvor, Lithuania
born 1820


 

Shraga Feivel (Philip) Werner, son of Shlomo Zalman, was born in 1852 in Novy Dvor, Lithuania. He moved to Bialystok in 1870. From there he immigrated to Philadelphia where he became a major pillar of the immigrant Jewish community. He served as President of Congregation Kesher Israel and of the Hebrew Free School. He was also the founder of Linat Tzedek, Director of the Home for Hebrew Orphans, and was one of the organizers of the Kosher Union.


 



 


 

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