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Boruch Dayan Hoemes: Rabbi Immanuel Schochet, 77, OBM

With great sadness and deep pain we inform you of the passing of Rabbi Yaakov Immanuel Schochet OBM of Toronto, Ontario at the age of 77.

He is survived by his wife Yettie, children; Mrs. Oriyah Vogel (Wilmington, DE), Rabbi Yitzchok Schochet (London, England), Mrs. Sharonne Zippel (Salt Lake City, UT), and Reb Yisroel Schochet (Los Angeles, CA).

He is also survived by his siblings; Mrs. Shulamis Bechhover (Queens, NY), Rabbi Dovid Schochet (Toronto, Ontario), Mrs. Ruth Averbuch (Crown Heights), Rabbi Yosef Daniel Schochet (Toronto, Ontario), Rabbi Ezra Schochet (Los Angeles, CA), Mrs. Batya Wagner (Toronto, Ontario), Rabbi Gershon Elisha Schochet (Toronto, Ontario), Rabbi Meir Ovadia Schochet (Miami, FL), and Mrs. Amina Newman (Long Beach, CA).

The Levaya will take place at 2:00pm on Sunday at the Chabad Lubavitch of Toronto, 770 Chabad Gate, Thornhill, Ontario. The burial will be at the Lambton Cemetery, Ostrovtzer section.

Memories and condolences can be sent to

Boruch Dayan Hoemes

One Comment

  • 1. Ohev Sholom wrote:

    What a loss! Lubavitch lost one of his greatest minds. A gaon olam and yet so normal. Many of todays Lubavitch don’t even know the magnitude of this loss.


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