YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of HaRav Yakov Halevi Lipschutz ZATZAL, a long time Rov in Monsey at Khal Bais Yosef. He was 87.
As a Bochur, Rav Lipschutz learned in Torah Vodaas and went to Beis Medrash Elyon in Monsey in 1952. He stayed in Kollel, and never left Monsey.
He was a Rosh Yeshiva in Breuers Yeshiva, and then headed the OU Kashrus Division. He later lead National Kashruth, his own kosher supervision organization.
The Niftar served as Rov of Klah Bais Yosef in Monsey for several decades.
A tremendous Talmid Chchom, Rav Lipschutz authored Seforim on Chamish Chumshei Torah.
The Niftar leaves behind an illustrious family of talmidei chachomim and bnei and bnos Torah. His children are Rav Pinchos Lipschutz, editor and publisher of Yated Ne’eman, and Rov of Khal Beis Bracha Lakewood; Mrs. Sora Kamenetzky, wife of Rav Mordechai Kamenetsky, rosh yeshiva of Yeshiva of South Shore; Rav Yosef Lipschutz, R”M at Yeshiva Nachalas Zvi of Toronto; Rav Avrohom Lipschutz, mashgiach of Telshe Yeshiva in Chicago; Mrs. Bashy Morgenstern, wife of Rav Moshe Dov Morgenstern, rov of Khal Yad Shmuel of Monsey; Mrs. Rochel Gruner, wife of Rav Moshe Gruner of Lakewood; Mrs. Leah Gelley, wife of Rav Meir Gelley of Lakewood; and Rav Chaim Moshe Lipschutz of Flatbush.
The Levaya will be held on Sunday, at 1:30PM, at Yeshiva Shaarei Torah, located at 91 West Carlton Road in Suffern, NY. The Kevura will be in Monsey.
The family will be sitting shivah at 101 Route 306, Monsey, NY.
Boruch Dayan HaEmmes…
(YWN World Headquarters – NYC / With reporting by Matzav.com)