Petirah


The Sanz-Zhviller Rebbe of Union City, Zy”a

Klal Yisrael was anguished to hear the news Friday, 27 Tammuz, of the passing of one of the tzaddikim of the generation, the Sanz-Zhviller Rebbe of Union City, New Jersey,…

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Mrs. Sabina (Shaindel) Weinreb, A”h

Mrs. Sabina (Shaindel Feitcheh) Weinreb, a”h, was niftar last Thursday morning at the age of 89. Mrs. Weinreb was the beloved matriarch of a large family, k”ah, of b’nei Torah,…

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Reb Kalman Mendelsohn, Z”l

The Gerrer community in Yerushalayim and New York was shocked to learn of the sudden passing of Reb Kalman Mendelsohn, z”l, on Shabbos morning. He was 65. Reb Kalman was…

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Hagaon Harav Eliyahu Sternbuch, Zt”l, Raavad of Antwerp

The Antwerp community, and the Seret-Vizhnitz community, were plunged into mourning Motzoei Shabbos, upon learning of the petirah of Hagaon Harav Eliyahu Sternbuch, zt”l, long-serving Raavad of Khal Machzikei Hadas…

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Habachur Yosef Shmuel Friedman, Z”l

The Belzer community is in shock at the news of the sudden passing Habachur Yosef Shmuel Friedman, z”l, of Boro Park, at the young age of 14. He was attending…

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Mrs. Naomi Talansky, A”h

The Har Nof neighborhood in Yerushalayim is mourning the sudden passing of Mrs. Naomi Talansky, a”h, at the age of 52. She had flown with her daughters to summer camp…

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BDE: Rabbi Yaakov Gershon Bursztyn, Z”L

Rabbi Yaakov Gershon Bursztyn, z”l, the registrar at Beth Medrash Govoha in Lakewood, passed away Sunday morning. Rabbi Bursztyn suffered a massive heart attack during Shacharis on Shabbos morning in Lakewood, where…

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BDE: Mrs. Nechamah Schwartzman, A”h

Mrs. Nechamah Schwartzman, a 35-year-old mother of little children and wife of, ybl”c, Rabbi Yitzchok Schwartzman, was niftar Tuesday after a serious illness. She is the daughter of ybl”c, Harav…

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Rebbetzin Miriam Horowitz, A”h

Rebbetzin Miriam Horowitz was born 87 years ago to her illustrious parents, Harav Duvid and Rebbetzin Riva Malka Halberstam, Rav and Rebbetzin of Kashaniov. Riva Malka was the daughter of…

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Young Maggid Shiur From Monsey Tragically Niftar

Tragedy struck the Satmar community in Monsey Monday, as a young Maggid Shiur was suddenly niftar, leaving a bereft almanah and yesomim, and talmidim. Rabbi Pinchas Eliyahu Weinberger, a 36-year…

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BDE: Harav Zisha Follman, Bobover Rosh Yeshiva, Zt”l

Harav Zisha Follman, Rosh Yeshivas Bobov, has passed away. The levayah will be held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. in the Bobover Beis Medrash. Yehi Zizchro Baruch.

BDE: Rabbi Meir Zlotowitz, Z”l

Rabbi Meir Zlotowitz, z”l, founder and president of ArtScroll/Mesorah Publications, was niftar on Shabbos at the age of 73. Since first publishing an English translation of Megillas Esther in 1976,…

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115th Yahrtzeit of Harav Yaakov Ehrenreich, Zt”l

Hundreds of people went to Washington Cemetery in Brooklyn Thursday to daven at the tziyun of Harav Yaakov Ehrenreich, zt”l, on 28 Sivan, his 115th yahrtzeit. Dozens more will be…

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Reb Dovid Yitzchok Wallk, Z”l

Reb Dovid Yitzchok Wallk of Boro Park was niftar Sunday evening, 17 Sivan, at the age of 61, after a difficult illness. Reb Dovid, a highly respected member of the…

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Harav Ephraim Fishel Hershkowitz, Zt”l

On 2 Sivan, Klal Yisrael lost one of its last remaining links to Gedolim of pre-war Europe, with the passing of Harav Ephraim Fishel Hershkowitz, zt”l. “Reb Fishel,” as he…

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Harav Nachum Kerenvasser, Z”l

The Gerrer community is mourning the passing of Harav Nachum Kerenvasser, z”l, one of the Roshei Yeshivah of Yeshivas Chiddushei Harim in Tel Aviv and a distinguished Gerrer chassid, who…

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Rebbetzin Miriam Treger, A”h

The Torah world was saddened with the passing of Rebbetzin Miriam Treger, daughter of Posek Hador Hagaon Harav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach, zt”l, and widow of Hagaon Harav Yehudah Aryeh Treger,…

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