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Wednesday, 17 Shevat, 5783
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Hundreds Escort R’ Yonah Avtzon

A large crowd attended the Levaya of Rabbi Yonah Avtzon obm, Director of Sichos in English and renowned Shadchan, as it drove past 770 Eastern Parkway on Thursday. Photos

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Always helping
January 10, 2019 8:14 pm

Inquiring, caring,soothing, strenthening , laughing and giving ideas. You always were available even when your health was bothering. We just spoke this sunday. You said you felt alot better. It was said to make me not worry. Your trademark. I will miss you rabbi yona. I am crying for my loss. I know your being taken care of by all the holy people that are with you. Your arranging shiurim now and your still putting your strenth to help the many you tuched from shamiyim. When you finally make your eternal home comforting go to the holy of holies and… Read more »

BDE
January 10, 2019 5:12 pm

Made hundreds of Sheduchem. Will be sorely missed. May His family be comforted

To #10
January 10, 2019 4:33 pm

Yes!! There is a Oholei Torah mesivta campaign for his son in in shiur aleph to buy a full shaffeh of sichos in English books with a plaque please donate 417 Troy ave

so sad!
January 10, 2019 4:01 pm

He will be missed by people all over the world. I hope he keeps on making shidduchim from Gan Eden.

Tragedy
January 10, 2019 3:38 pm

There have been more than our share of levayas recently. Please HaShem have rachmonus on our small community. We need to increase in Yonahs ways. vhachai yiten el libo when I told Yonah I am in pain he listened to my cries and he was in pain. He tried to help me and cared as the pain was his very own. When I told him I have a Simcha he apologized for not coming even though he was in the hospital. This is a wake up cal Yonah will help me from shamayim. Baruch HaShem the community of crown heights… Read more »

in his memory
January 10, 2019 2:51 pm

Is there a fund for his family or for sichos in English? Is anything else being done in his memory, such as for shidduchim?

Heartrending
January 10, 2019 2:48 pm

Hard to believe and what a great loss for our world and community. May Hashem comfort his family.

Aaron
January 10, 2019 2:47 pm

BS”D A Tzadik in our times

a terrible loss to our community
January 10, 2019 2:44 pm

may his family find comfort ,BDE!

Ad mosai!
January 10, 2019 2:06 pm

Reb Yona b”R Meir! Mach a tumel in Shomayim! We can’t take this golus any longer and need Moshiach NOW!!

A real giant!
January 10, 2019 1:55 pm

Such devastating news! Klal Yisrael lost a real star😢😢

Maybe Moshiach will actually come today..
January 10, 2019 1:33 pm

We would all be ready

Still in shock
January 10, 2019 1:29 pm

What a loss to the entire Chabad and worldwide Jewish community.

ad mosai???
January 10, 2019 1:17 pm

What a loss for the entire Kehilla and for all Yidden
May Hashem give the family comfort and strength

what a special neshama
January 10, 2019 12:46 pm

I look at these pictures and see so many crown heights residents that attended. I too would have wished to attend as well as many others but we don’t live locally.
Our hearts and prayers are with the family.

Esther(Benarroch)Michael
January 10, 2019 12:33 pm

BDE. He was an amazing person. May the families no from no more sorrow.,

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