Petirah


Harav Moishe Chaim Bransdorfer, Zt”l

The London kehillah was greatly saddened by the sudden petirah on Sunday of Harav Moishe Chaim Bransdorfer, zt”l. Harav Bransdorfer was a living paradigm of the burning fire for Torah…

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Reb Eliyahu Tabak, Z”l

Reb Eliyahu Tabak, z”l, of Monsey, was niftar early Shabbos morning, at the age of 81. Reb Eliyahu was born in Brownsville, Brooklyn, and he went on to learn in…

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BDE: Morah Dinah Rosengarten, A”h

Morah Dinah Rosengarten  passed away early Sunday morning at the age of 87. Her levayah is being held in Shomrei Hadas. Morah Rosengarten was a legendary first-grade teacher at Bais…

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Simanowitz Empowered the Orthodox Community

Our community lost a champion and so many lost a dear friend. Queens Assemblyman Michael Simanowitz, z”l, passed away this past Shabbos and his death was a terrible shock to…

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Reb Chaim Miller, Z”l

On the 10th of Elul, Chaim Yechiel Michel ben Refael Feivel Shneor was tragically taken from this world. While biking home from Far Rockaway to Brooklyn to prepare for Shabbos,…

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Michael Simanowitz, Z”l, Assemblyman From Queens

The petirah of Assemblyman Michael Simanowitz on Shabbos, months after a cancer he battled two years ago returned, shocked his Queens district and the local Orthodox Jewish community. He was…

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BDE: Queens Assemblyman Michael Simanowitz, Z”l

Assemblyman Michael Simanowitz was niftar yesterday, months after a cancer he battled two years ago returned. He was in his late 40s. A Queens Democrat, he was a forceful advocate…

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BDE: Lakewood Child Hadassah Krohn Niftar in Accident

A heartbreaking tragedy stuck the Lakewood community Thursday afternoon with the petirah of Hadassah Krohn, a”h, who was niftar after being stuck by a vehicle. She was 3 1/2 years…

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Mrs. Faige Herzka, A”h

Mrs. Faige Herzka, A”h, passed away this past Friday. She was 93. The levayah took place in Boro Park on Friday and continued to Eretz Yisrael. Born in the Slovakian…

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BD”E: Rebbetzin Esther Yenta Finkel, A”h

Rebbetzin Esther Yenta Finkel, widow of Hagaon Harav Beinush Finkel, zt”l, former Rosh HaYeshivah of yeshivas Mir Yerushalayim, passed away Sunday evening. Rebbetzin Finkel was the daughter of Harav Shmuel…

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Harav Aaron Brafman, Zt”l

Harav Aaron Brafman, zt”l, long-time Menahel, Yeshiva Derech Ayson–Yeshiva of Far Rockaway, was niftar on Erev Shabbos, 19 Av. He was 73 years old. Rabbi Brafman was remembered for his…

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