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Levaya Of HaRav Chaim Shmuel Niman ZATZAL; Mashgiach At Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim In Queens

Levaya Of HaRav Chaim Shmuel Niman ZATZAL; Mashgiach At Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim In Queens
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Hagaon HaRav Chaim Shmuel Niman ZATZAL, the longtime Mashgiach at Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim in Queens. He was 88-years-old. Rav Niman was born in 1928, and arrived to Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim in 1947. In a very short amount of time, he was easily noticed as being one of the elite Bochrim in the Yeshiva. It was most noticed by the Mashgiach at the time, Hagaon HaRav Chaim Pinchas Scheinberg ZATZAL. Rav Scheinberg was planning on moving to Eretz Yisroel, ...
(2 opinions  |   February 11 )

Levaya Of Rabbi Gershon Tannenbaum ZT'L, Rov In Boro Park

Levaya Of Rabbi Gershon Tannenbaum ZT'L, Rov In Boro Park
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Rabbi Rabbi Gershon Tannenbaum ZT"L, the Rov of B’nai Israel of Linden Heights in Boro Park and director of the Rabbinical Alliance (Igud HaRabonim) of America. For the past few years he has been a columnist for the Five Towns Jewish Times. His learned articles filled with his life experience and insights have been printed by the Five Towns Jewish Times for the past three years. The 5TJT Editor Larry Gordon remarked, "His passing was a shock. ...
(2 opinions  |   February 10 )

Petira Of Rabbi Yehoshua Binyomin (Josh) Gordon Z'L

Petira Of Rabbi Yehoshua Binyomin (Josh) Gordon Z'L
Rabbi Yehoshua Binyomin (Josh) Gordon, 66, Chabad representative of Encinco, California since 1973, passed away on Monday, 28 Shevat 5776, after battling an illness. Rabbi Gordon and his wife Deborah were one of the Rebbe’s early representatives to the state of California. Under his leadership, Jewish life in the San Fernando Valley would blossom. From his headquarters in Tarzana, Rabbi Gordon oversaw the establishment of 26 Chabad centers, mikvahs, Hebrew schools, summer camps, adult ...
(4 opinions  |   February 08 )

Levaya of Rebbitzen Leah Kagan A'H, Wife Of Denver Rosh Yeshiva [UPDATED 11:18AM]

Levaya of Rebbitzen Leah Kagan A'H, Wife Of Denver Rosh Yeshiva [UPDATED 11:18AM]
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira Of Rebbitzen Leah Kagan A"H, the wife of the Rosh Yeshiva of Toras Chaim in Denver, HaRav Ysroel Meir Kagan Shlita. She was a daughter of the Mattersdorfer Rov. The Levaya will be on Monday morning at the Yeshiva located at 1555 Stuart Street. UPDATE: There will be a Levaya in Brooklyn on Monday night at 8:00PM at Yeshiva Chasan Sofer in Boro Park 1876 50th Street near 19th Avenue. The Kevura will be in Eretz Yisroel. Boruch Dayan ...
(1 opinions  |   February 08 )

TRAGIC UPDATE: Man Killed In Crane Collapse Is Orthodox Jewish Man, Dr David Wichs Z'L

TRAGIC UPDATE: Man Killed In Crane Collapse Is Orthodox Jewish Man, Dr David Wichs Z'L
YWN regrets to inform you that the man killed in this mornings crane collapse in Lower Manhattan is an Orthodox Jewish man. Sources confirm to YWN that the man has been identified as David Wichs, 38-years-old. He lived on West 81st Street in the Upper West Side, and reportedly Davens at Rabbi Looksteins Shul. He is he son of Dr. Thomas and Dr. Adela Wichs of Flatbush, Brooklyn. Misaskim Volunteers are currently working with the NYC Medical Examiner to ensure proper Kavod HaNiftar is ...
(6 opinions  |   February 05 )

Two Additional Crib Deaths R'L, This Time in Modi'in Illit And Yerushalayim

Two Additional Crib Deaths R'L, This Time in Modi'in Illit And Yerushalayim
BD”E: Following two infant deaths in Bnei Brak R”L in recent days, two additional cases are reported in Eretz Yisrael on Thursday morning, 25 Shevat. In the first case, a 6-month-old was found lifeless in his crib on Sha’agas Aryeh Street in Modi’in Illit. The child was pronounced dead on the scene after CPR and life-saving measures were unsuccessful. A short time later, at about 6:00AM, EMS was summoned to Yitzchak Tunic Street in Yerushalayim. Ichud Hatzalah began CPR and the ...
(9 opinions  |   February 04 )

Another Case of Crib Death R'L, the Second in Bnei Brak in Two Days

Another Case of Crib Death R'L, the Second in Bnei Brak in Two Days
Once against EMS responders in Eretz Yisrael were summoned to a home in which an infant found not breathing in her crib R”L. This was the second such call within two days in Bnei Brak. EMS was summoned to Emek Yazriel Street in Bnei Brak on Wednesday morning, 24 Shevat for a 1-year-old girl child found not breathing in her crib. Hatzalah responders began CPR, backed up by MDA paramedics who implemented advanced life support. However, at some point they realized there was nothing to be done ...
(2 opinions  |   February 03 )

Lakewood: Levaya Of Tzvi (Tzviki) Levin Z'L

Lakewood: Levaya Of Tzvi (Tzviki) Levin Z'L
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petirah of Tzviki Levine Z”L, who was Niftar yesterday. Tzviki Z”L, 29, is the son of veteran Lakewood Hatzolah member R’ Dovid Levine Z"L. The Levaya will be taking place tentatively at 11:30PM Tuesday evening, at the 7th Street Chapel, 613 Ramsey Avenue. The Kevurah will take place in the neighboring Bais Olam. Shivah will take place at the Levine residence, 952 West Kennedy Boulevard. Baruch Dayan Ha’emes. (With reporting by TLS)
(1 opinions  |   February 02 )

Tragedy in Ashdod: A 37-Year-Old Mother of Six is Niftar

Tragedy in Ashdod: A 37-Year-Old Mother of Six is Niftar
Mrs. Sheini Bergman A”H, 37, the wife of avreich Rav Yisrael Bergman was niftar in Ashdod, leaving six children without a mother. The levaya began on Monday, 21 Shevat at 11:00 AM. The nifteres was born to Rav Moshe Yosef Berliner z”l, a prominent member of the Gerrer Chassidus who was niftar two years ago from a difficult illness. The nifteres was diagnosed with a difficult illness about a half a year ago. Family members explain she hid it from most of the family to prevent them from ...
(1 opinions  |   February 01 )

BORUCH DAYAN HA'EMMES: HAGAON HARAV CHAIM YISROEL BELSKY ZATZAL - ROSH YESHIVA TORAH VODAAS

BORUCH DAYAN HA'EMMES: HAGAON HARAV CHAIM YISROEL BELSKY ZATZAL - ROSH YESHIVA TORAH VODAAS
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Hagon HaRav Chaim Yisroel Belsky ZATZAL, one of the Roshei Yeshiva of Yeshiva Torah Vodaas in Flatbush, and a leading Posek in the United States. Rav Belsky is renowned as of the most brilliant Torah minds of our generation, with a grasp of virtually kol haTorah kulah and instant recall and knowledge all across the spectrum. He was 77-years-old. Rabbi Belsky was diagnosed with a illness just a few months ago, and his condition began to ...
(11 opinions  |   January 28 )