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 ...
Petira of Rebbetzin Shaindel Bulman A"H
With great sorrow we announce the petira of Rebbetzin Shaindel Bulman, A”H, beloved wife of the esteemed Rav Nachman Bulman, ZATZAL. Rebbetzin Bulman was niftar early Tuesday morning in Jerusalem, surrounded by her family, following a brief illness. Among the hundreds of mourners at her levaya later that afternoon were former ...
Baruch Dayan Emmes – Rav Mordechai Nosson Miller Z”L
Rav Mordechai Nosson Miller Z”L was niftar on erev Pesach while in Italy at the age of 87. He was the founder and director of Miller Publishing.
Family members explain that even at his advanced age he remained actively involved in the operation of Miller Publishing. He was a survivor of the Holocaust, a known talmid chochom, and bal ...
Jewish Woman Murdered In Cleveland
Cleveland police are investigating the death of a Beachwood woman in downtown Cleveland Sunday night.
Officers said they received a 911 call at about 5:30 p.m. of a woman screaming in the area of 75 Erieview plaza, near East 12th Street, behind The Galleria at Erieview Mall.
When they arrived at the scene they found a 53-year-old woman with ...
Petira Of Rabbi Herschel Schacter Z"L
Prominent religious and community leader Rabbi Herschel Schacter has died in New York.
Schacter's son, Rabbi Jacob Schacter, said his father died from natural causes Thursday at a hospice residence in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. He was 95.
The Brooklyn-born Schacter was an early student of Rabbi Joseph Soloveitchik, who is ...
Levaya of Rebbitzen Chana Levenberg A"H
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petirah of Rebbitzen Chana Levenberg A”H, wife of Harav Tzvi Hershel Levenberg Shlita and mother of Harav Yehuda Levenberg Shlita of Lakewood, Mrs. Devorah Goldstein of Chicago and Harav Yechiel Levenberg Shilta of London. She was 92.
The levaya will take place at the Lakewood Holocaust Memorial Chapel ...
Petira of Rebbitzen Ruchama Shain A"H - Author Of 'All For The Boss'
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Rebbitzen Ruchama Shain A"H, she was 98-years-old.
Rebbitzen Shain was the author of a world famous book "All For The Boss", among other books that she authored as well. She was the daughter of Rav Yaakov Yosef Herman ZATZAL, a Torah pioneer in America.
As a daughter of Rav Yaakov Yosef ...
Elderly Chareidi Couple Perishes in Blaze in Switzerland
According to a report from Switzerland on Thursday, 25 Adar 5773, an elderly chareidi couple perished in a blaze during the night. The victims of the blaze were R’ Yosef Elbaum (91) and his rebitzen Raizel (74) z”l. It appears they died of smoke inhalation.
Neighbors realized the fire broke out and summoned firefighters close to ...