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BDE: Rabbi Moshe Ehrenstein, 68, OBM

With great sadness we report the passing of Rabbi Moshe Ehrenstein, OBM, the head Mashpia in the Chabad Yeshiva of Tzfas. He passed away Friday, shortly after shabbos came in, on the 10th of Adar 1. He was 68-years-old.

Rabbi Orenstein passed following a recent illness.

He is survived by his wife Zlata (nee Dubov) Ehrenstein, and children Levi Yitzchak Ehrenstein (Chaifa, Israel), Avrohom Ehrenstein (Arad, Israel), Mrs. Chaya Gittel Kratz (Tzfas, Israel), Mrs. Shterna Sara Posen (Tzfas, Israel) Mrs. Chana Yarchi, Rivkah,and Nechama Dina.

Levaya was in Tzfas at 10:30pm motzai shabbos, passing by the Levi Yitzchok shul in Kiryat Chabad and the yeshiva in the old city where he was a mashpia. He was buried in the Tzfas cemetery.

Family is sitting shiva in his home in the Kiryat Chabad.

Boruch Dayan Hoemes


  • 2. BDE wrote:

    a talmid muvhak of the reb shlomo chaim a”h.
    חבל על דאבדין ולא משתכחין

  • 3. Frumreporter wrote:

    I remember him in Yeshiva, he would explain chassiduss very nicely, i remember everything and he gave a 10 min Tanya class before the end of Seder, I remember how much i missed him.

  • 4. YMSP wrote:

    Thank you for honoring this one of a kind chosid who was mekarev men, women and families throughout the word. You are a site worthy of a great and wide following and please grow and increase.

    No one knows how Rabbi Orenstein, who would regularly daven a 4-5 hour shachris, mekareved people from all walks of life. No one knows how much, yebadel lchaim tovim, his wife helps people spiritually and practically with thought out, thoughtful and caring advice. Thank you again for being a site that Chabad throughout the world can be proud of.

  • 5. Shmuel Barok - BoroPark wrote:

    I am a cousin of his. His parents stayed by us for his Shabbos Sheva Brochos. Please convey my heartfelt condolences to his family.


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