Levaya Of Sulitza Rebbe ZATZAL
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of the Sulitza Rebbe ZATZAL, HaRav Shmuel Shmelka Rubin. The Rebbe established his Bais Medrash in Far Rockaway 60 years ago, where he led his Kehillah until his Petira last night at the age of 89.
The Rebbe was a brother of other well-known Admorim, including the Sasreigin Rebbe Shlita whose ...
Levaya Of Mrs. Frieda Hikind A"H
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Mrs. Frieda Hikind A"H, the mother of NYS Assemblyman Dov Hikind.
Frieda was born in Czechoslovakia in 1918 and came to the U.S. in 1947, having survived Auschwitz. She immigrated to the U.S. in 1947 and raised three sons with her husband Mayer.
The Levaya will take place today (Tuesday) at ...
Levaya Of Rav Mordechai Tropper ZT"L; Mashgiach In Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim In Queens
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Rav Mordecai Tropper ZT"L, a mashgiach of Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim of Queens. The Levaya will be Friday morning at 10:30am at Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim - 76-01 147 Street Flushing, NY 11367. Seating for women will be available in the Ezras Nashim.
LEASE BE AWARE THAT ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING ...
Levaya Of 19-Year-Old Esti Jacobs A"H
YWN Monsey regrets to inform you of the Petira of Esti Jacobs A"H, the 19-year-old daughter of Rabbi Reuvain Jacobs, the Menahel of Yeshiva and Mesivta Bais Dovid in Monsey. She was a student at Bais Rochel School in Monsey. She was Niftar following an illness that she R"L suffered from for the past two years.
The Levaya will take ...
Family Members and Neighbors Pay Tribute To Oldest Living Jew - Chava Rivkah Kozak
Family members and neighbors came together, Tuesday afternoon, to pay tribute and their last respect to the head of the family - Evelyn (Chava Rivkah) Kozak - who was the world’s oldest living Jewish person, and the seventh-oldest living person in the world. Mrs. Kovak passed away Tuesday morning in Maimonides hospital after suffering a heart attack on Monday.
Evelyn Kozak was born on the Lower East Side on Aug. 14, 1899, to wealthy parents who emigrated from Russia. She grew up in Flatbush ...
Boro Park: Oldest Jewish Person Dies At 113 Years-Old; Levaya To Be Held Today
FIRST REPORT: YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Evelyn Kozak, (Chava Rivka) early this morning at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn. At the age of nearly 114, she had the zechus of being the oldest known Jew in the world.
A grandchild spoke to YWN and asked us to publicize the Levaya details, in the hopes that as many people as ...
Levaya Of HaGaon HaRav Meir Tzvi Fischer ZT"L
A large tzibur was on hand on Tuesday 26 Sivan 5773 for the levaya of HaGaon HaRav Meir Tzvi Fischer ZT”L, 89, mora d’asra of Kehillas Dvir Kodsho in Har Nof, Yerushalayim. The niftar was also the author of the seforim אור הבהיר on מסכתות כתובות ופסחים.
The rav was admitted to Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital ...
Petira Of Reb Leibel Bistritzky Z"L, Founder Of Hatzolah Of Crown Heights
R' Leibel Bistritzky, a long-time Lubavitcher chossid who merited to save the lives and assist many Jews, including the Rebbe, has passed away on Monday, 4 Sivan 5773.
He was 86.
His family originated in Russia, where on orders of the Czar, they adapted the name of a gentile land owner where the father of the family worked.
Tragic Accident Claims the Life of Modi’in Illit Toddler
A tragic accident R”L claimed the life of a Modi’in Illit toddler on Wednesday evening 21 Iyar 5773. The child, 2.5-years-old, fell from a fifth floor balcony on Rav U’Shmuel Street. EMS responders began CPR on the scene and the child was flown in an IDF chopper to the hospital where he was pronounced ...
Levaya Of Mr. Julius Klugmann Z"L
We regret to inform you of the passing of Mr. Julius Klugmann this morning. R' Yoel was well known for his avodas hakodesh for the klal. He was close with many gedolei yisroel and roshei yeshivos. The levaya will be held this afternoon at 90 Bennett Ave in Washington Heights 4:00pm.
He is survived by his wife Mrs. Clara and sons ...
Levaya Of Rebbetizein Rivka Bluth A"H
YWN regrets to inform you of the petira of Rebbetizein Rivka Bluth A"H wife of HaRav Elimelech Bluth Shlita, Rav of Congregation Ahavath Achim in Kensington and Talmid Muvhak of Hagon HaRav Moshe Feinstein ZATZAL.
The Levaya will be today (Tuesday) 20 Iyar at 12:00 noon in Shomrei Hadas Chapels in Brooklyn.
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Baruch Dayan Emmes: Avreich in Betar Illit was Niftar in his Sleep
An avreich in Betar Illit, 30, was niftar during his sleep. Ichud Hatzalah was summoned early Monday morning, 19 Iyar 5773. The niftar usually got up at 6am and when he failed to get up, his wife tried to wake him. When she was unsuccessful she summoned Ichud Hatzalah.
The arriving EMS team found the lifeless body of the avreich and ...
Petira Of Rabbi Yosef Rabinowitz ZT"L, 10th Grade Rebbe In Kaminetz Yeshiva
YWN regrets to inform you of the sudden Petira of Rav Yosef (Seffie) Betzalel Rabinowitz zt”l, who was the tenth grade Rebbe the Kamenitz Yeshiva in Flatbush.
Rabbi Rabinowitz suffered a heart attack on Thursday morning, and was niftar a short time later, while his talmidim were waiting for him to arrive for shiur.
The levaya will ...
Sudden Petira Of Dr. Yehoshua (Jeffrey) Ben-Zvi Z"L
YWN regrets to inform you of the sudden Petira of Dr.Yehoshua Ben-Tzvi, he was 54 years old.
Dr. Ben Tzvi was a well-known Gastroenterologist at St. Luke's-Roosevelt and Beth Israel Medical Centers, and lived in Flatbush. He was a Mispallel at Rabbi Yisroel Reisman's Shul.
He was one of the first doctors that Hatzolah of Flatbush had ...
Rebbetzin Sasa Blumah Jurkanski A"H
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of of Rebbetzin Sasa Blumah Jurkanski A"H, the wife of Hagon HaRav Eliyahu Jurkanski ZATZAL, Rosh Yeshiva and Maggid Shiur in the Mirrer Yeshiva for many decades.
The Levaya will be held at the Mirrer Yeshiva, Ocean Parkway and Avenue R, at 2:15PM.
Rebbetzin Jurkanski is survived by her ...
Tragedy In Boca Raton: Frum Girl Struck & Killed By Car
A 12-year-old girl was R"L killed Sunday night after she was hit by a car while riding on a skateboard in suburban Boca Raton.
Shoshana R. Stern A"H of suburban Boca Raton was pedaling on her skateboard in the crosswalk at West Palmetto Park Road and Boca Del Mar Drive on Sunday evening, when a Ford Mustang struck ...
Petira Of Hagon HaRav Yaakov Yosef ZATZAl - Oldest Son Of Chacham Ovadia
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Hagon HaRav Yaakov Chai Yosef ZATZAL, who had been fighting a most difficult illness for about two years. He was 67 years old.
As was reported by YWN, HaRav Yaakov Yosef had announced at one of his Shiurim “My chances for recovery are slim but in the zchus of tefilos I can recover”. The rav ...