Rav Moshe Turgeman, z’l, a 55-year-old Chabad resident of Ashkelon was niftar on Erev Yom Kippur in Sheba Hospital in Tel Hashomer.
According to a member of the Chabad community in Ashkelon, R’ Moshe and other members of his family contracted the virus in shul about a month ago along with many others in the community, Kikar H’Shabbos reported.
R’ Moshe Chaim became a Chabad chassid 30 years ago through the Chabad shaliach in Ashkelon, Rav Mendel Lieberman.
“R’ Moshe Chaim was a beloved member of the community and was very active in helping others,” a community member said.
R’ Moshe Chaim left behind his wife, six children and six grandchildren.
Yehi Zichro Baruch.
(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem)