Re: Saskatchewan Cemeteries Project link #canada #names

Marion Werle

My great grandfather was the Rabbi/Shochet/Mohel for the Lipton community in Saskatchewan from 1909-1922, after which he made aliyah to join the younger half of his family (his older children were in Canada). His name was Joseph Molchadsky, and according to the local history of Lipton, Trails and Tales of Settlement and Progress; Lipton and District 1875-1975, he was known as "Reb Joseph." There is a short section (pp. 45-47) on the Jewish Cemetery, that also contains a list of graves. It is likely that my great grandfather presided over these funerals during his tenure in the community. He died in 1925 and is buried on Har ha-Zeitim.
Marion Werle

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