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Boruch Dayan Haemes – Rabbi Yitzchok Hendel OBM

With sadness we inform you of the passing of Rabbi Yitzchok Hakohen Hendel of Montreal, Canada, from the first group of Shluchim the Frierdiker Rebbe sent to Canada, Rosh Yeshiva of Tomchei Tmimim – Montreal & Mara Deasra of Anash in Montreal and the Av Beis Din of the Vaad Ho’oir of Montreal. He was 90 years old.

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He is survived by his children, Yibadlu Lechaim Tovim: Rabbi Zalman Eliyahu Hendel (Tzfas, Israel), Rabbi Yisroel Yosef Hendel (Migdal Haemek, Israel), Mrs. Sarah Leah (Montreal, Canada), Rebbetzin Rivkah Cohen – (Montreal, Canada), Mrs. Malkie Wilansky (Montreal, Canada), Mrs. Shterna Berkowitz (Montreal, Canada), Mrs. Chaya Devora Levitansky (S. Monica, CA).

The Levaya will be in Montreal, Canada on Sunday at 12:00pm in front of the Yeshiva.

Hamokom Yenachem eschem Besoch Shaar Avaylay Tzion VeYerushalayim.


  • 1. Sad wrote:

    A great loss!
    Hamokom Yenachem Eschem Besoch Shear Aveilei Tzion Verushalyim

  • 2. one of his nephews! wrote:

    I can testify that my uncle was really one of the greatest Rabbonim around ,well liked by everyone,comanded respect & extremely knowlegable in halocho. His greatness was his chasidishkeit, always with a sefer in hand,mekusher to the Rebbe beleiv vwnefesh! I will forever miss him!

  • 3. rochel wrote:

    this aricle should b kept @ the top of ur homepage 4 e/1 2 c!
    OY! how we will miss him
    we need moshiach!

  • 4. mbmb wrote:

    i agree!!!!!

    – ur granchildren

    we miss you zaidy!!!

    moshiach now!!!!!!

  • 5. Yossef Moshe wrote:

    A great loss.

    Rabbi Hendel will always be remembered by my family by the kindness, warmth and openess he always displayed.

    I’m now looking at a photo of Rabbi Hendel at my bris in 1960 – he was the sandek with my proud father looking on.

    My his family be spared further sorrow.

    Hamokom Yenachem eschem Besoch Shaar Avaylay Tzion VeYerushalayim.


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