Nov 10, 2012
R' Rafael Namdar, 93, OBM

R' Rafael Namdar, father of a large family of chassidim and shluchim and known for his unique relationship to the Rebbe passed away.

R' Rafael Namdar, father, grandfather and great grandfather of a large family of chassidim and shluchim passed away on Shabbos parshas Chayei Sarah.

He was 93.

R' Namdar had the great zchus to have been "handpicked" by the Rebbe to be connected to him, and he continued his unique and close relationship with the Rebbe during the years he lived in Milan.

In recent years, he moved with his wife to New York.

"R' Namdar leaves behind a legacy of yiras shamayim and love for the Rebbe," a relative told COLlive.

He leaves behind his wife, Malka Namdar, and children: Dani a"h, Yisroel (Milan), Rachel Vardi (Tel Aviv), Rabbi Michoel Namdar (NY), Batsheva Chamami (Rechovot), Shmuel Namdar (Long Island) and Rabbi Alexander Namdar, head shliach to Sweden.

The levaya will leave Shomrei Hadas tomorrow, Sunday at 9:45 am, and pass by 770 at 10:45 am.

Shiva Information
The Namdar family will be sitting Shiva at 1408 Union St. (between Kingston & Brooklyn Ave.)

Shacharis 8am & 9am

Mincha & Maariv bizmana.

Email for nichum aveilim:

Baruch Dayan Haemes

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May the whole family heal from this tragic event, he truly was a chosid of the Rebbe MH"M.
המקום ינחם אתכם מתוך שאר אבלי ציון וירושלים
(11/10/2012 9:41:42 PM)
Someone that lived in reb michoel namdar house
bibi, perel, michael and family
The are no words to say
Hamakom yenachem etchem betoch sharei tzion beterushalaim
(11/10/2012 11:34:11 PM)
we will miss you!!
(11/10/2012 11:40:24 PM)
boroch dayan ames
a special man, may we know only good for now on.
(11/10/2012 11:46:30 PM)
תנחומנו למשפחת נמדר. תהא נשמתו צרורה בצרור החיים. מי יתן ולא תדעו עוד צער
(11/11/2012 1:09:51 AM)
hamokom yinachem esschem
bsoch shear avlei tzion vyerushalayim
(11/11/2012 3:32:14 AM)
Baruch Dayan Haemet
Baba we will all miss you very very much. You were such a special man and had such a sense of humor.
- grandchild of R' Rafael Nandar
(11/11/2012 9:56:16 PM)
Baruch Dayan Haemes
Bobo!! We will miss you so much
(11/12/2012 3:41:21 AM)
He really loved the Rebbe
(11/13/2012 3:21:15 PM)
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