Passport of Rabbi Yossef (Joshua) Molchadsky of Ruzhany
These documents belonged to Miryam & Mordechai Molchadsky.
Our thanks to Nadav Molchadsky for sending us these pictures.

Rabbi Yossef (Joshua) Molchadsky 
(1852 Bereza - 1925 Jerusalem, Israel).
R' Yossef lived in the Kossovo-Alba-Ruzhany area during much of his lifetime. 
His family was born in the area as well.  He spent his years from 1909 to 1922 as the rabbi/shochet/mohel for the Lipton, Saskatchewan farm community in Canada, and made aliyah in 1922.  He is buried on Har Hazetim in Jerusalem.
Updated June 2007 RAF