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Final Honor for Oldest Shliach

Residents of Crown Heights and Massachusetts attended the funeral of Rabbi Dovid Edelman obm, the oldest Shliach, at Lubavitch Headquarters and in Old Montefiore Cemetery. Photos

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hamakom yenachem…

It Seems Apropos......
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It Seems Apropos......

Rabbi Hershel Fogelman and Rabbi Edelman, of blessed memories, colleagues during their lifetimes, should rest together until the coming of the Imminent Geula ,

Keyn Yehi Ratzon Amen!

He was a humble giant.
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He was a humble giant.

Both Reb Chaim Ciment and Reb Mottel Altien, may they live and be well, Shluchim appointed by the Friedikehr Rebbe are older than Rabbi Edelman ע”ה

bdh
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bdh

hamokom yenachem eschem bisoch shor avelei tzion viyrusholoim moshiach now!

Richard Engelson
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Richard Engelson

I and my family will miss Rabbi David Edelman for his love for a fellow jew..I regret that I did not spend more time with Rabbi Edelman

the end
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the end

the end of an era which must now usher in the final geula!

HAMAKOM YENACHEM
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HAMAKOM YENACHEM

Hamakom Yenachem Etchem Btoch Shaar Aveilei Tzion VYerushalayim.
May the Entire Mishpach know only Simchas…..

Rapoport Family AC

nooooo  zaidy why?!?!!!
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nooooo zaidy why?!?!!!

it felt like u would live forever…. :'(

Location
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Location

Rabbi Dovid Edelman together with Rabbi Hershel Fogelman in Gan Eden. Friends and colleagues, the best of people, true Chasidim of the Rebbe and FR
May we see them with the Geula shlayma!

Hamokom
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Hamokom

Hamakom Yenachem Eschem Bsoich Shaar Aveilei Tzion VYerushalayim.
Treitel Family Mtl.

WE will miss this a special man.
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WE will miss this a special man.

rabbi Edelman was handpicked by thee Friedeker Rebbe to go to Springfield to save Chabad houses in America.shortly before Yud Shevat, the Friedeker Rebbe told him he gave him “Nachas” when Rabbi Edelman told him he took control of the Yeshivah in Springfield. Rabbi Edelman used to say the reason why the Rebbe gave dollars was because the Rebbe is our “Tatteh” and a “tatteh gives a dollar to his child.

Oldest Active Shliach
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Oldest Active Shliach

Amazing, the oldest active Shliach, over 71 years until the day of his Passing.

ת.נ.צ.ב.ה.

always remembered
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always remembered

b’d’e..about 62 yrs. ago our father r’yehoshua ben sara got his [we thought] 1st teaching job in springfield. we didn’t know it, but a connection was made. 41/2 yrs. ago after our parents accident, rabbi edelman and rebbitzen leah came to new haven to visit. during these past 4 yrs. whenever the edelmans were in crown heights they would always stop in to visit our father in the hospital or in the halons house. . at one visit when we weren’t sure if he could recognize people, he was asked: do you know who is here? and our father answered… Read more »

Schneiders
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Schneiders

Hamakom Yenachem Etchem Btoch Shaar Aveilei Tzion VYerushalayim.
May the Entire Mishpach know only Simchas.He left a legacy.

We were recently on a cruise and we met a frum couple from Maryland like our age., After exchanging pleasantries the man said he was from Springfield and as a young man he was makareved by Rabbi Edelman.He wanted him to kmow he had a important role for him having frum children and frum grandchildren.

M. Mendel M.
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M. Mendel M.

zeidy why did you leave?i wish it never happened and zeidy would live forever!

he was the best zeidy while he was here

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