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Avraham Schwartzberg, 70, OBM

Avraham Schwartzberg, a resident of Pittsburgh, PA, passed away on Friday, 11 Tammuz, 5780. Full Story

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Pittsburgh friend
July 7, 2020 6:27 am

Avraham was truly a special guy. Everyone that knew him loved him. He will be sorely missed!

We lost a Tzaddik
July 7, 2020 7:43 am

We lost a Tzaddik

A truely gentle soul
July 7, 2020 11:59 am

I still remember the picture of Avrohom 45 years ago, davening with Tephillim. As the story told by that picture so he was; a serious, truthful, smiling, kind, gentle person.

Avraham S, he looked for the positive in life.
July 7, 2020 12:09 pm

We worked together in the 1990s in a large government organization where Avraham was either answering phones and fielding complicated technical questions or working with visual aids. His integrity to his work and his commitment to Judaism in those years was a Kiddush Hashem. In spite of his poor health Avraham was always upbeat and a source of encouragement. He was a southern gentleman who could smell out hypocrisy and sanctimony in people but dismiss both with a good laugh. I never heard him complain or express resentment out of his mouth; he had the keen ability to find both… Read more »

Boruch & Brouria Hoffinger
July 7, 2020 2:52 pm

בד”א
We are very, very sorry to hear of this tragic loss of a WONDERFUL Jew.
Oy!
HaShem, it’s painful!

Women join in?
July 7, 2020 7:50 pm

Can women say Mishnayos too as part of the completion for reb Schwartzberg?

Yes
Reply to  Women join in?
July 7, 2020 9:24 pm

Yes

I remember his Hachnosas Orchim, by Gershon Pick
July 7, 2020 11:52 pm

During Summer and Fall, 2006, I travelled from Toronto to Pittsburgh 21 times within 5 months on business. On one occasion, I met Reb Avraham and family in kosher pizza shop in Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh. I also remember and spoke to Gittel, lehavdil, and met the rest of the family there. In partnership with Reb Avraham, z”l”, I was told by Gittel, lehavdil, in tone of utmost sincerity and strong ahavas yisrael: “maybe you would like to spend a Shabbos with us”. Unfortunately, I was unable to accept that invitation, but we were in touch later on. H-shem should help… Read more »

Moshe Schneider
July 8, 2020 9:57 pm

BDE

I met Avraham in the Summer of 1971. We kept in touch. He went to Morristown and invited me for a Shabbos in 1974. That’s how I came to Lubavitch.

Special neshama.

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