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Boruch Dayan Hoemes: R’ Binyomin Althaus, 85, OBM

With sadness we inform you of the passing of R’ Binyomin Althaus OBM, son of the well known Chossid R’ Pinyeh Althaus, on early Friday morning, the 10th of Shevat. He was 85 years old.

R’ Binyomin Son of the well known Chossid R’ Pinye Althaus, he merited many kiruvim from the Rebbe and Bais Harav.

He was from the first Bochurim to arrive from Eretz Yisroel to the Rebbe after Yud Shvat תש׳י and merited to have the Rebbe be Mesader Kidushin and participate in his wedding in 1953.

He is survived by his wife Mrs. Tema Althaus and children Shoshana Korn (Queens, NY), Esther Raitman (Melbourne, Australia), Rivka Sanders (NY, NY), as well as grandchildren and great grandchildren.

The levaya will take place today, Friday, leaving Shomrei Hadas at 12pm and passing by 770 at approximately 1pm.

Boruch Dayan Hoemes


  • 1. Oy BD"E wrote:

    So mekushe to the Rebbe his whole life from when he was a teenager. He for sure will be at the Rebbe’s farbregen in Gan Eden today.
    May his family and all klal Yisroel be comforted over or great loss


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