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    20th Yartzeit of R’ Fitzy Lipskier

    In honor of the 20th yartzeit of R' Fitzy Lipskier OBM, his son Motti writes about the impact he made on him and so many others during his lifetime. Full Story

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    What a treasure
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    What a treasure

    So exceptionally beautiful.
    Thank you for sharing.

    wow!
    Guest
    wow!

    Thanx for sharing!

    Lesson learned
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    Lesson learned

    what i personally learnt from this is to live in the moment. That means putting my phone away when Im with my kids.
    How can we live in the moment and really be there if we are constantly checking our phones? Our children are vying for our attention and we are distracted by whatsapp or texts coming in.
    I urge you to take the heartfelt letter written above to heart and truly focus on your children. Cherish the moments with them. You will not regret the commitment you make to do so. the years trickle by…….

    wow!
    Guest
    wow!

    i am sooo touched! i wish i could have met him!

    ongoing grief and longing
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    ongoing grief and longing

    its just so sad that a grown man still has this terrible grief and longing inside, for his father who died 20 years ago

    but obviously this is his reality and most people who have lost a parent at such a young age can surely relate

    Very touching
    Guest
    Very touching

    May your father Neshama have the greatest Aliya and be reunited with you and your entire family through the coming of Moshiach. I do remember your Father OB”M and he was truly a special person. Continued Besu”t betov Hanireh V’Hanigleh.

    beautiful!
    Guest
    beautiful!

    Thank you for your inspiring words! So true! And as someone who also lost her mother to young, your article proved to me once more that even after a person leavea this world, all they stood for carries on and they continue to have an impact. And when we, their children share their message with our own children and with others… this is a great zchus for their neshomos as well as being a comfort for us. May we merit Moahiach right now so we can be physically reunited with our Rebbe and with our parents.

    amen!
    Guest
    amen!

    beautiful. so special. someone we can all learn from.
    thank you for sharing this.

    beautiful
    Guest
    beautiful

    thank you for sharing this, and all of your emails are beautifully written, and filled with valuable – priceless lessons!

    Woow!!!
    Guest
    Woow!!!

    Words spoken from the heart penetrate the heart.
    Your words moved me deeply, and rlly penetrated me to start being more aware of how im living in the moment and not in my phone or other distractions in this world!
    Thank you for sharing this timeless message and opening our eyes to such an important thing that we seem to forget many times!!
    May your father have an aliya and demand of hashem to bring moshiach now so we can end this bitter golus and be reunited with our dear Rebbe and everyone else NOW!!!

    Fitzy
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    Fitzy

    I miss Fitzy He was an incredible chossid, a role model Great teacher , best mashpia with practical advice down to earth I loved his shiurim in chassidus and gemorah as well as the niggunim shiur I sat for 3 years very close to him in the Beis hamidrash and asked him hundreds of questions Most of us ,we wanted to be like him : how he daven ,how he sang niggunim,his farbrengens,his clarity , his passion and unmatched hiskashrus with the Rebbe,love for Jews,how he cared for all the Talmidim,his smile and sense of humor He had time for… Read more »

    Rabbi Lipskier, thank you!
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    Rabbi Lipskier, thank you!

    Thank you Rabbi Lipskier. I think it appropriate to mention in the comments section of your heart felt letter, about the great opportunity available, to take part in the writing of a Sefer Torah the Lipskier family is writing in honor of their Dear father Rabbi Fitzi Lipskier. For anyone interested here is the link I used. https://chabadw60scom.clhosting.org/templates/articlecco_cdo/aid/601957/jewish/Dedication-Opportunities/lang/en

    msg from jhb
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    msg from jhb

    What a beautiful and encouraging letter to focus on positive growth in our lives. May his dear wife Chevy ‘zu lange yorin’
    who always has a kind encouraging word to so many who are looking for shidduchim, receive brochos to enable her to be the keli of continued success!

    Rabbi Lipskiers Neshama-Morristown
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    Rabbi Lipskiers Neshama-Morristown

    In Yeshiva Tiferes Bachurim the day of Rabbi Lipskiers Yortsiet is marked by learning from his lessons and doing things לעילוי נשמתו-Moshiach Now!

    Wow
    Guest
    Wow

    No doubt you and your family are making your father proud!!

    Also orphaned
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    Also orphaned

    I also lost my father at a much younger age. His teachings to me are through other people. You are fortunate to have had first hand learning experiences.

    To number 5
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    To number 5

    What a strange statement.
    Firstly, I don’t see any grief in this piece, simply a beautiful tribute to a very special person and lessons that can be learned, as we are taught vehachai yiten el libo.
    B) losing a parent does not go away with time, it is a hole that remains inside us, all time does is enables us to live with it and continue with life. A pain one only understands when one goes through it r’l.
    Your statement sounded like an insensitive and clueless remark.

    I remember
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    I remember

    I remember as a student in Tifferes Bachurim how Rabbi Fitz Alav Hashalom discussed with me a Gemorah Term until I finally got it.
    He taught us the Nigun he composed for one of the Rebbes Birthdays.
    I remember him humming and singing niggunim alot.
    He taught us to stay grounded as new baal teshuvas who have a tendency to go to extremes.
    One day, he called me to his desk, he had a case of deodorants and he offered me one.
    I was reminded the importance of being spiritual yet being grounded.
    Unique and great teacher.

    Thank you
    Guest
    Thank you

    Thank you so much for writing and posting this. You write so beautifully and have touched me very much by your thoughts and words – no wonder, by Hashgacha Protis, Hashem made your special father give you his pen – you have a gift for writing.
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    And I so needed to be reminded about the preciousness of time.

    I miss him
    Guest
    I miss him

    I miss him every day ever since. We should all learn more from his example.

    A moment in time
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    A moment in time

    I am touched by your words and about the man your father was. I remember as a teanager how your parents would drive in a big van. Your father always with a bright smile and a giving heart. The respect in which he showed your mother and his children are the very example I try to emulate in my own life and marriage. Thank you for bringing his legacy to our attention. May his actions be an inspiration for all who are seaking to raise children and grandchildren in the ways of Torah and chasidus.

    i remember
    Guest
    i remember

    when reb fitzi a”h composed the nigun for 11 nison on kapitol 86

    with the old breed
    Guest
    with the old breed

    I was a student and friend of you late father, I also lost my father at a very young age. Your father was one of the best bal koras I have ever met. When a kol goes out it never stops

    To those writing about R Fitzi z"l
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    To those writing about R Fitzi z"l

    From my own experience, I’d imagine that your thoughts would be appreciated immensely by his children. May I recommend that you write directly to them as well?

    I don't know you or your father
    Guest
    I don't know you or your father

    Yet now more than ever I needed to hear that message
    Thank you

    Thank you
    Guest
    Thank you

    Very special what you wrote to share with us.
    Fortunate are we to have known such a great man and helped so many people. We miss him and as Mutti wrote at the end , that down here with Moshiach is where he belongs. How much he gave of himself is engraved in our hearts and minds.

    Ad Mosai
    Gershon Beck

    so incredible thanks for sharing
    Guest
    so incredible thanks for sharing
    incredible
    Guest
    incredible

    I have known of your father probably since I was young and knowing the very close connection my father shared with him, this was extremely touching and I now can appreciate what a giant of a person my father refers to when he mentions his name with so much respect and admiration. As it seems, he was beloved to many and I can tell in some of the things you wrote about how he may have impacted my father and thereby the entire family and all generations. Thank you.

    48 yr  in   the hood
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    48 yr in the hood

    moti thanks for all that you you gave towards the boys in the smecah program and my son yanki,
    thanks
    a thankful father

    FROM  A STUDENT WHO LEARNT IN TIFERES BACHURIM
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    FROM A STUDENT WHO LEARNT IN TIFERES BACHURIM

    I Remember when a bochur ask Rabbi Lipskar a tough question he would call me over to include me in his answer.

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