BD’E – Reb Yaakov Eliezer Rajchenbach, Z”l

Reb Yaakov Rajchenbach, z”l, (right) with ybl”c Harav Hillel David, shlita (c) and Gedalia Weinberger (l).

Hamodia is saddened to report the petirah of Reb Yaakov Rajchenbach, z”l, a major baal tzeddakah who served as the president of Torah Umesorah and as the chairman of the executive committee of Telshe-Chicago for decades, as well as numerous other mosdos of Torah and chessed worldwide.

Reb Yaakov was involved in all mosdos in Chicago, and was instrumental making Chicago into the makom Torah and chessed that it is today.

The levayah will take place on Sunday, Tisha B’Av, at 1 p.m. (CST time/2 p.m. ET), at the Joan Dachs Bais Yaakov Auditorium at 3200 West Peterson in Chicago.

Following the levayah in Chicago, the aron and the family will fly the Sullivan County Airport in Swan Lake, NY, at approximately 6:30 p.m.

Kevurah is scheduled in Beit Shemesh at approximately 6:15 p.m. on Monday.

Yehi zichro baruch.

With Harav Avraham Chaim Levin, zt”l, Rosh Yeshiva of Telshe-Chicago.
With the Novominsker Rebbe, zt”l (r) and ybl”c Rabbi Dovid Nojowitz (l).

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