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Sudden Petira Of Rabbi Dovid Steigman Z'L, Senior Rabbinic Coordinator at OK Kosher

Sudden Petira Of Rabbi Dovid Steigman Z'L, Senior Rabbinic Coordinator at OK Kosher
The Kashrus world has suffered a terrible tragedy today with the sudden passing of Rabbi Dovid Steigman, Senior Rabbinic Coordinator at OK Kosher, while traveling in Italy for kashrus inspections. He was 67 and suffered a sudden heart attack. Rabbi Dovid Steigman was a man of unparalleled character and knowledge. He had mesiras nefesh for kashrus, no matter what the personal cost. He was a world renowned expert in all areas of kashrus, especially shechita and alcohol ...
(1 opinions  |   March 22 )

Levaya Of Dr Menachem (Mendy) Friedman Z'L of Flatbush

Levaya Of Dr Menachem (Mendy) Friedman Z'L of Flatbush
YWN regrets to inform you of the sudden Petira of Dr. Menachem (Mendy) Friedman Z"L. Dr. Friedman was a well-known Internist in Flatbush. Tragically, he was suddenly Niftar just before Shabbos after suffering a heart attack. The Levaya will take place Sunday Purim day at 3:00PM by Rabbi Weinfeld's Shul - Avenue L & East 22. Boruch dayan Ha'Emmes...
(4 opinions  |   March 12 )

Levaya Of Rebbetzin Sarah Levovitz A'H

Levaya Of Rebbetzin Sarah Levovitz A'H
It is with deep sadness that we report the passing of Rebbetzin Sarah Levovitz A”H, at the age of 104. Rebbetzin Levovitz was the wife of Rav Moshe Leib Levovitz ZT”L, and the daughter in-law of the saintly Mir Mashgiach, Harav Yeruchom Levovitz Zatzal. Rebbetzin Levovitz was born in Brisk to her parents Rav Osher and Nechama Buchman Hy”d, and escaped the European inferno together with the Mir Yeshiva, and eventually settled in New York. Rebbetzin Levovitz is survived by her ...
(Add your opinion  |   February 15 )

Rav Yosef Strassfeld, Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshiva Or Simcha Passes Away

Rav Yosef Strassfeld, Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshiva Or Simcha Passes Away
Yeshiva World News regrets to inform of the passing of Rabbi Yosef Strassfeld, a close talmid of Rav Shmuel Kamenetzky שליט"א, and the Rosh Yeshiva and founder of Yeshiva Ohr Simcha of Englewood, New Jersey. Rabbi Strassfeld z"l was known for his warmth, dedication, and close relationship with every talmid. He became a lifelong Rebbe for the hundreds of bochurim who have learned in Yeshiva over the years, many of whom spoke to him on a weekly basis. He built a staff and Yeshiva ruach to ...
(3 opinions  |   January 08 )

Levaya of R' Beinish Mandel Z'L, Longtime Hatzolah Paramedic, And Pillar Of Chesed

Levaya of R' Beinish Mandel Z'L, Longtime Hatzolah Paramedic, And Pillar Of Chesed
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Reb Beinish Mandel Z"L, a longtime Flatbush Hatzolah member (F-35). He was 59. Beinish was one of the first Paramedics in Hatzolah and saved (literally) thousands of lives over the years. Besides his work with Hatzolah, Beinish was a tremendous Baal Chesed who dropped everything to help someone. He spent many summers at Camp Simcha, where he treated many sick children - all while smiling and giving them Chizuk. He was extremely close to ...
(4 opinions  |   December 28 )

Levaya of Rebbitzen Gita Cohen A'H; Wife Of HaRav Shaya Cohen Rosh Yeshiva Zichron Aryeh

Levaya of Rebbitzen Gita Cohen A'H; Wife Of HaRav Shaya Cohen Rosh Yeshiva Zichron Aryeh
YWN regrets to inform you of the Prtira of Rebbetzin Gita Cohen A"H, the wife of HaRav Shaya Cohen Shlita, the Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshiva Zichron Aryeh (Priority-1) in Far Rockaway. She was 68. The Levaya will take place today (Sunday) at 1:00PM at at the Yeshiva located at 1213 Bay 25th Street, Far Rockaway, NY 11691. There will be a conference recording of the levaya that can be listened to by calling: (605)475-2090 Access Code: 3383250 A webcast of the Levaya will be posted ...
(3 opinions  |   November 27 )

Levaya Of 11-Year-Old Eli Gradon From Los Angeles

Levaya Of 11-Year-Old Eli Gradon From Los Angeles
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of 11-year-old Elimelech (Ben Menachem Mendel Malkiel) Gradon in Los Angeles, CA. Eli was Niftar on Thurday morning, after battling cancer for a number of years. Thousands of people had been Davening for him, and many followed his condition closely on the web. The Levaya will be on Friday morning 9:00AM at Cong Sharei Tefila 7269 Beverly Blvd LA CA 90036. Kevura will be in Mt Carmel Cemetary 6501 Gage Ave. Commerce CA at 11:30 Shiva will be at ...
(1 opinions  |   September 29 )

Tragic Petira Of 11-Year-Old Dovi Sass Z'L Who Was Struck By Baseball last Week

Tragic Petira Of 11-Year-Old Dovi Sass Z'L Who Was Struck By Baseball last Week
YWN regrets to inform you of the tragic Petira of 11-year-old Dovi Sass Z"L, who was struck in the head by a baseball last week. As YWN had reported, Dovi was playing baseball near his home in Edmonton, Canada, when the horrible tragedy occurred. Tens of thousands of people were Mispallel for his recovery, and people donated Tzedakah in the merit of his speedy recovery. A campaign was launched on The Chesed Fund to raise money for Hachnosas Kallah in his Zechus. Klal Yisroel in its ...
(4 opinions  |   September 23 )

Tragic Sudden Death Of A Belzer Yeshiva Bochur From The USA In Bnei Brak

Tragic Sudden Death Of A Belzer Yeshiva Bochur From The USA In Bnei Brak
Belzer Yeshiva Bochur, 18-year-old Yosef Yisrael Gold Z’L was niftar suddenly on Thursday morning, 19 Elul in Bnei Brak. Yosef collapsed suddenly in yeshiva during the morning hours in front of his friends, as they were learning Gemara. EMS was summoned and CPR was initiated but their efforts were unsuccessful. Yosef was a resident of the United States, a son of HaChossid Rav Aharon Gold of the Belzer community in Boro Park. He reportedly owns a clothing store on 13th Avenue. Members of ...
(6 opinions  |   September 22 )

Levaya Of Rebbitzen Miriam Feldman A'H - Wife Of Late Mir Mashgiach Hagaon HaRav Hirsh Feldman ZATZAL

Levaya Of Rebbitzen Miriam Feldman A'H - Wife Of Late Mir Mashgiach Hagaon HaRav Hirsh Feldman ZATZAL
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Rebbitzen Miriam Feldman A"H, the wife of the late Mir Mashgiach, Hagaon HaRav Hirsh Feldman ZATZAL. She was 96-years-old. Rebbitzen Feldman was one of the last remaining great-grandchildren of the Divrei Chaim of Sanz - and was born in the city of Sanz. Alongside her husband the Mashgiach, they spent their lives caring for the Bochrim in the Yeshiva. The Mashigach was Niftar approximately 40 years ago, but the Rebbitzen continued in her amazing ...
(Add your opinion  |   September 14 )

Baruch Dayan Ha'Emmes: Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis A'H; Pioneer In World Of Kiruv

Baruch Dayan Ha'Emmes: Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis A'H; Pioneer In World Of Kiruv
With deep pain and anguish we are saddened to report the petirah moments ago of Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis a”h founder of HINENI and pioneer in the world of Kiruv. With the Rebbetzin’s petirah K’lal Yisroel has suffered an irreplaceable loss. The Rebbetzin was a trailblazer, for over a half century, crisscrossing the globe with her message of loving-kindness and hope. She was a teacher of Torah to millions of Jews from every walk of life. She spent her life showing the beauty of ...
(5 opinions  |   August 23 )