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Rabbi Israel Joseph Kazis

I4726   Male 1911 - 2001  (90 years)      Has 3 ancestors and 3 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Israel Joseph Kazis 
    Born 29 Mar 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
    Gender Male 
    Military-Begin 1 Jan 1943 
    Military-End 2 Jul 1946 
    Military 3 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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 
    Person ID I4726  MyMispoche
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2018 

    Father Jacob Kazis
              b. 27 Mar 1875, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 27 Mar 1934, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Bessie Rimmerman
              b. Abt 1878
              d. 27 Oct 1962  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married Abt 1897 
    Children 4 children 
    Family ID F1866  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Spouse / Partner Ancestors Bernice "Sis" Gondelman
              b. 1924 
    Married 15 Aug 1954  Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Amy Kazis
    Married: 1x2. Toby Kazis
     3. Richard Kazis
    Last Modified 11 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F1921  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S846] Massachusetts, Birth Records, 1840-1915.
      Name: Israel Kazis
      Birth Date: 1911
      Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
      Father: Kazis
    2. [S378] Pennsylvania, Veteran Compensation Application Files, WWII, 1950-1966.
      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.
      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.
      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 Death Index, 1970-2003, (Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Health Service, Boston, Massachusetts, 2005).
      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.
      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.
      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, (http://www.findagrave.com/).
      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.
      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