Tragedy struck the Chabad community on Thursday afternoon, as word spread of the Petira of Harav Amram Blau Z”L, the director of Mifal Kollel Chabad in Yerushalayim.
Rav Blau was R”L struck and killed by a bus in the Armon Hanatziv neighborhood of Yerushalayim at around 2:00PM IL.
United Hatzalah and Magen david Adom rushed to the scene, but were unfortunately unable to save his life.
Rabbi Blau, who was 81, is survived by his wife, Mrs. Yehudis, his children: Rav Yaakov of Bnei Brak, Rav Itzik of Kfar Chabad, Rav Moshe (a Chabad Shliach), his daughter Mrs. Sara Kubitshek from Kiryat Gat, Mrs. Shoshana Kot from Jerusalem, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A grandchild is getting married this coming Monday.
The Levaya was scheduled for Thursday night at Shamgar.
Boruch Dayan HaEmmes…
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