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40th Yartzeit of Chossid Who Was Murdered

This Shabbos marks the 40th yartzeit of Reb Dovid Okunov, who was brutally gunned down at the age of 68 on his way to Shul in Crown Heights. Full Story

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Collive , good job
October 31, 2019 11:07 pm

This is the type of reporting and articles we want to see . Beautifully written , thanks for such good content

יהי זכרו ברוך הי"ד
October 31, 2019 11:14 pm

No words to describe such a special individual. May his memory be a blessing and may he advocate on behalf of his descendants and klal Yisrael.

sicha translation
October 31, 2019 11:39 pm

“In connection with the terrible event that took place last week (the murder of Rabbi David Okunov), it is appropriate that we connect it with Torah. We should establish a new Torah institution, a ‘Yeshiva over his grave.’ It would be especially appropriate that the new institution be dedicated to helping those who recently came from Russia. This farbrengen and this new institution will bring the greatest pleasure to the soul of the departed and bring it to the highest spiritual state of elevation as it stands together with the Rebbeim. This will bring about a great increase in Torah… Read more »

Flatbush yid
November 1, 2019 2:32 am

The only reason the murder rate is down these days as compared to the1960 and 1970s is because the huge change of population. There are now 1.5 million Chinese in NYC. Many white hipsters moving in around crown heights and Williamsburg. There is also an exploding frum population as well as many blacks moving out of New York. The rents are increasing and pushing out the rif raf. Every dangerous area is changing fast.

Shliach
November 1, 2019 9:36 am

Wow!
What an article. I remember Reb Dovid הי”ד he was a Yid א תלמיד חכם with real מסירות נפש and a true אוהב ישראל. May he have a ליכטיגע גן עדן and be a מליץ יושר for his family and כלל ישראל

SLA
November 3, 2019 8:15 am

Remember during the funeral procession the coffin was brought to the 71st pct police station- Rabbi Elya Gross a”h spoke from the upper steps of the old police station building.

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