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BDE: Rabbi Avraham Lieder, 61, OBM

With great sadness we report the sudden passing of Rabbi Avraham Lieder OBM, the founder of the Ahavas Chesed organization and Jewish Chaplain at Kings County Hospital. He passed away on the first night of Rosh Hashana, 5781.

He was 61 years old.

Rabbi Lieder was a pioneer of Chesed in the Crown Heights Jewish community, spearheading a host of programs through his organization Ahavas Chesed, that benefited thousands.

For many years, Rabbi Lieder was a Cheder teacher, before moving on to his work in chesed for the community.

He was also the Jewish Chaplain in Kings County Hospital which is in the southern end of Crown Heights.

He is survived by his wife Temah, and children Dovid Lieder (Crown Heights), Naftali Lieder, (Crown Heights), Shmuly Lieder (Crown Heights), Malky Janowsky (Toronto, Canada), and Bassy Lieder (Crown Heights).

The Levaya will take place at Shomrei Hadaas at 1:00pm, and will be passing 770 around 1:45pm.

Shiva information to be announced.

Boruch Dayan Hoemes

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