Geder Avos is a non-profit organization committed to preserving the heritage of Central and Eastern European Jewry.
Who We Are
During the Holocaust and its aftermath, thousands of Jewish cemeteries across Europe were desecrated or neglected. In 1960, Rabbi Moses Josef Rubin, scion of Hassidic masters (Rebbes) and the former Chief Rabbi of Câmpulung Moldovenesc, Bukovina, convened an emergency conference of the World Center of European Rabbis (WCER) to address the tragic situation...Read More
Rabbi Moses Josef Rubin was born, in 1895, to Rabbi Mendel Rubin, later the Hassidic Rebbe in Siret, Bukovina, and Rebbetzin Beila Rubin (née Horowitz). As a noted Torah scholar, Moses Josef received Rabbinic Ordination from the leading Halachic figures of his time, including Rabbi Chaim Tzvi Teitelbaum of Sighet and Rabbi Yehuda Leib Tsirelson of Kishinev...Read More