Harav Menachem Mendel Schneebalg, Rov of Manchester, UK, who was an active supporter of Chabad and visited the Rebbe, passed away over Yom Tov.
The 100 years old Rav was born in Romania to Rav Dovid Tzvi Schneebalg, the Rosh Yeshiva in Grossvarden, Romania. As a student, he studied under the Damesek Eliezer of Vizhnitz.
Rav Schneebalg would later author the sefer Shailos Uteshuvos Sifsei Ani.
The Levaya was held Motzei Yom Tov in Manchester, with the burial to take place in Eretz Yisroel.
Boruch Dayan Hoemes