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Baruch Dayan Hoemes – R. Yisroel Yitzchok Greenstein

With great sadness and pain we inform you of the very untimely passing of R. Yisroel Yitzchok ben Menachem Greenstein at the age of 54, a longtime resident of Crown Heights and Mispalel at the Maple Street Shul.

He leaves behind his wife Penina, and children Menachem Mendel, Chaim Dovid, Tziporah Faiga Zukermen (Beit Shemesh, Israel), Chana Rivkah Goldstein (Beitar, Israel), Mordechai Aron Eliezer, Malkah Ester, Yocheved Sura and Pessa Leah.

UPDATED: The Levaya will be Tomorrow [Monday] and will be Leaving from Shomrei Hadaas Chapel at 12:00pm and will be passing by 770 at around 12:30pm.

Hamokom Yenachem eschem Besoch Shaar Avaylay Tzion VeYerushalayim.


  • 2. ch resident wrote:

    shocking, always saw him as a young healthy guy. this is tragic
    boruch dayan hoemes

  • 5. BRHS class mate wrote:

    To Tzippy and all the greensteins-
    I’m so sorry to hear such horriable news. Boruch Dayen HoEmes.
    Moshiach Now!!

  • 7. fellow mispalel wrote:

    Youngest daughter’s name is PESSA Leah, not Ester Leah– obviously couldn’t have a Malka Ester and an Ester Leah– named after Pessa Leah LaPine HY”D.

  • 8. 11th Grade wrote:

    we wish u only good news. we’re always here for you, Chevi! MOSHIACH ACHSHAV!!

  • 10. talmid of O.T. wrote:

    he had a real hard life , and he worked very hard to support his family
    may g-d protect his family that was so dear to him ..bourch dayon haemess

  • 11. pessy-s freind wrote:

    OMG!!!! boruch dayan hoemes.
    i am so sorry pessy.
    whatever hashem does is for the better, sometimes we just dont see it.
    may you merit to only simchas from now on!!!!!

  • 12. speaking from experience wrote:

    To pessy’s friend,
    you wrote “whatever hashem does is for the better, sometimes we just dont see it.” I just want to point out, that although what you said is true and you only meant well, please understand that it is the wrong time and place to express this. One can feel that way in his heart, but DO NOT tell it to a mourner. I speak from experience, unfortunately. May you continue to be a great friend and support for Pessy during this VERY hard time. Hashem should comfort the entire family and we should merit the coming of Moshiach right away!! Enough Tzoros..


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