BDE: Rabbi Yitzchok Dovid Schwartz, Z”l

Baruch Dayan Ha’emes.

We are saddened to inform of the petirah of Rabbi Yitzchok Dovid Schwartz, z”l, on Wednesday morning.

Rabbi Dovid Schwartz served until last year as Mara D’Asra of Cong Sfard of Midwood. He was deeply involved in translating and teaching the works of the Izhbitzer Rebbes, zy”a.

He was a high school Rebbi, and worked for 18 years in the Jewish Heritage Center of Queens and Long Island as a kiruv Rabbi.

Before that, he was a R”M in Yeshivah of Skokie.

Rabbi Schwartz was a talmid of Harav Simchah Wasserman, zt”l, in Los Angeles. He later learned in Yeshiva Chaim Berlin and in Yeshivas Mir Yerushalayim.

The levayah was held at 11 a.m. Wednesday morning from Shomrei Hachomos 4218 Fort Hamilton Parkway. Kevurah was in Mount Sinai in Lakewood.

Shiva is being held at 1258 East 12th Street until Tuesday morning. Shacharis 8:00 a.m., Mincha 1:30 p.m., Maariv 8:45 p.m.

A fuller tribute will follow.

Updated Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 7:48 pm .