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BDE: Rabbi Binyomin Katz, 78, OBM

With great sadness we inform you of the passing of Rabbi Binyomin Hakohen Katz OBM, of New Haven Connecticut. Rabbi Katz had a unique connection with the Rebbe, and was sent on secretive missions for the Rebbe in Soviet Russia. He passed away Tuesday Chol Hamoed Pesach, Yud Ches Nissan 5779.

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JEM: The Rav’s Yartzeit

Today, the 18th of Nissan, marks the passing of the Rav, Rabbi Joseph Ber Soloveitchik, the Rosh Yeshiva of Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (Yeshiva University). Rabbi Soloveitchik held the Rebbe in great esteem and came to visit the Rebbe several times.

Body of Israeli Spy Eli Cohen, Not Found

The IDF Spokesperson on Monday, released a statement denying any progress in locating the body of legendary Israeli spy Eli Cohen. There were several reports last week claiming that Russian officials had taken Cohen’s remains out of Syria, where he was executed more than five decades ago.