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Rabbi Dr. I. Usher Kirshblum Memorial

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  • Location: Freedom Square, Main St. & Vleigh Pl., Kew Gardens
  • Description: Marker embedded in traffic circle
  • Materials: Light granite (unpolished)
  • Dimensions: H: 6" W: 2'1" D: 1"
  • Cast: 1986
  • Dedicated: 1986
  • Donor: Jewish Center Kew Gardens Hills
  • Inscription: DEDICATED TO / RABBI DR. I . USHER KIRSHBLUM / SCHOLAR - HUMANITARIAN - TEACHER / BY / JEWISH CENTER KEW GARDENS HILLS / SPIRITUAL LEADER 1946-1983 / "I WILL SING OF LOVING KINDNESS AND JUSTICE" / PSALM:101 /

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