Feb 12, 2018
Mr. Aleksandr Raskin, 82, OBM

Mr. Aleksandr Raskin, an engineer and beloved member of the Los Angeles Jewish community, passed away on Sunday.

Mr. Aleksandr Raskin, a beloved member of the Los Angeles Jewish community, passed away on Sunday, 26 Shvat, 5778.

He was 82.

Mr. Raskin, who emigrated from Ukraine, lived and was very involved with the Jewish-Russian community in the Los Angeles area.

Trained in the Soviet universities, he was employed in the U.S. as a very successful mechanical engineer.

When his only child, Malka, was diagnosed with the horrible illness from exposure to the waste from the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster, Alek obm and his wife Khana dedicated themselves to the care and the comfort of Malka. His mild mannered persona also comforted everyone that helped Malka for her years-long convalescence.

He is survived by his wife Khana and daughter Elena and grandchildren.

Beloved father of Malka Bordoff obm and father-in-law of Boruch Bordoff.


The levaya will take place today, Monday at Mount Sinai Cemetery
5950 Forest Lawn Dr., Los Angeles
Monday, February 12 at 11:30 AM.

Baruch Dayan Ha'emes - Avraham ben Chaim obm



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1

BDE a neighbor a sweet sweet man .Moshiach Now!!! Oh Rebbe we need you now!!!!!!
(2/12/2018 8:06:16 AM)
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A true Tzaddik
For those of us lucky to know him we were blessed. Humble and loving, sensitive and kind. Aleksander was completely selfless until the last minute. His needs were never heard and everyone else's were top priority to him.

Sanya, give Malka a big hug from us down here, we miss you both greatly.
(2/12/2018 10:49:44 AM)
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Special
A very special unique humble individual. Always made the ppl around him comfortable. Pleasure to be around him.
A very intelligent man exceptionally kind,
Chana, be strong because moshiach is coming very very soon and you will reunite with both of them! Love you, chana,
Hamakom yenachem eschem besoch Shar avelei tzion veyerushalaim
(2/12/2018 2:58:52 PM)
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