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    Norman Katz, 74 OBM

    Mr. Norman Katz, one of the founders of Chabad in California's South Bay area and gabbai at Chabad of Palos Verdes, passed away. Full Story

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    Boruch Dayan Haemes
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    Boruch Dayan Haemes

    Dear Adrienne,So sorry to read about your husband.May Hashem console you and give you the strength thru this trying period.Hamokom Yenachem BToch Shaar Aveilei Tzion V’Yerushalayim.. Raizy’s Mother Gitel Lurie

    a Pillar gone...
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    a Pillar gone...

    Dear Katz Family,
    I am so saddened to hear this news. Mr. Katz was strong figure to me in my youth. Always with words of wisdom and a unique sense of humor. Hamokom Yenachem Eschem Besoch Shar Evelei Zion Veyrusholyim. Boruch (ben Eli) Hecht

    so sorry to hear
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    so sorry to hear

    you probably don’t remember me, was from the old long beach chevra years ago then we moved to LA and now israel for many years..never met your husband, seemed like such a nice man..so sorry for your sudden loss. may his memory be a blessing Hamokom Yenachem Eschem Betoch Shar Evelei Zion Veyrusholyim. Chana Schoenberg, Jerusalem

    The Nassy family
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    The Nassy family

    So sorry to hear!! May HaShem comfort the whole family.

    Baruch Dayen Emes

    Our thoughts are with you
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    Our thoughts are with you

    We remember so many good times with Norman and our family: walking to/from Chabad together, enjoying holiday meals together and Norman leading the seder, just to name a few.

    Baruch Dayan He-Emet

    Joan and Paul Blumstein

    bde
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    bde

    so sad. ad mosai

    wow! what a shock
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    wow! what a shock

    I’m so sorry to hear that…
    Norman was a great man, we send our condolences
    sending our love and blessings to the Katz family

     A huge loss
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    A huge loss

    Norman will be a huge loss he was a huge tzadik.
    BDE.

    ברוך דיין האמת
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    ברוך דיין האמת

    Mordy,
    So sorry to hear of your loss. May you and your whole family only know of Simchos, and may we all be together בתחיית המתים immediately!
    SB Engel, Melbourne

    A bochur
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    A bochur

    I was in palos verdes for a shabbaton and i always remembered him for his tmimus, for me was something very special to see. Boruch dayon hoemes

    I am so sorry
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    I am so sorry

    Dear Adrienne and Katz family, Truely, words fail me. I have always been so touched by Norman’s dedication to Judaism and our little Shul. He was so knowledgable and had the most beautiful smile and sense of humor. We will all miss him so much. Please be well and know that my family is thinking of you and you are in our prayers. Ron and Brigitte Piller and family

    Devorah (Gralnik) & Avraham Hayman
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    Devorah (Gralnik) & Avraham Hayman

    Dear Mrs. Katz, Mordy, Jolene, and the entire family – Words can’t express how completely shocked and heartbroken we are over this unbelievably tragic news. Our hearts and all of our love are with the entire family. May Hashem bring you ONLY comfort, simchas, and revealed good.

    Rabbi Sruly and Chanie Hecht.
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    Rabbi Sruly and Chanie Hecht.

    Dearest Katz family
    How does one begin to transmit the incredible affection and good memories of our inaugural shul and classes on “THE HILL”?
    You helped us …you welcomed us…
    We Grew together…All our simchas had the Katz presence.
    Nachman was a great and humble Tzadick and who knows how many Yidden were brought closer to Hashem thru him?
    I will miss his cigar and and special smile.
    May Hashem comfort all of us with Moshiach.

    MORDY
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    MORDY

    Condolences to you. Saw you only recently in LA. Hamokom yinachem eschem bisoich sha’ar availai tzion v’Yerushalayim. 1418 roommate.

    Our condolences
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    Our condolences

    Adrienne, we are so sorry not tobe there with you at this time. We are so deeply saddened by the loss of Norman. Such a great person and example for our Jewish community.
    May you find comfort in the years of memories you had together. may HaShem give you strength and peace. You are in our hearts and prayers. Maria and Martin Basch

    ברוך דיין האמת
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    ברוך דיין האמת

    המקום ינחם אתכם בתוך שאר אבלי ציון וירושלים

    Reb Nachman Hakohen - only Miktzas Shvochoi
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    Reb Nachman Hakohen - only Miktzas Shvochoi

    Dear Mrs. Katz, As the first full-time Shluchim to Palos Verdes (1987 – 1990) where we established the Chabad house where it still sits today, we fondly remember you and Reb Nachman and how you treated us as family. When I asked Reb Nachman to be Gabbai of our shul, at first he was hesitant. Showing true humility, he told me he doesn’t know if he’s worthy of such a task! Reb Nachman was more than worthy. Though a man of few words, those who knew him well, appreciated his genius and keen intellect. He was able to speak to… Read more »

    IBG
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    IBG

    Dearest Katz Family,
    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Mr. Katz was a wonderfully great guy he was the real deal.
    He leaves behind a beautiful family.
    Hamakom Yenachem……..
    IBG and Family.

    NIchum Aveilim
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    NIchum Aveilim

    In 1994-1995 I had the unique pleasure and zechus to help my dear friend and shliach to Palos Verdes Rabbi Yitzie Magalnic for the Yomim Noraim. I remember well Mr. Katz as a pillar of the community and the Rosh Hashanah meal in his home as the Chabad House annex. May the family be comforted besoch shar avilie Tziyon Veryushalayim.

    Tehei Zichro Boruch!

    Yossi Marrus
    S. Antonio, Texas

    Ad Mosai?! Ad Mosai?!
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    Ad Mosai?! Ad Mosai?!

    To the Sweet Katz Family, sheyichyu
    We must have Moshiach Immediately Now!! Your husband/father left this world peacefully on Shabbos with the kiss of Hashem as by Aaron Hakohen and Moshe Rabbeinu. Mr. Katz was an engineer who can be helpful with the building of the Beis Hamikdosh. But, Hey, the Beis Hamikdosh was and will be Hashem’s home in THIS world, down here, l’matta maiasara tefochim. So please Hashem, bring this beautiful Yid and Chossid back to us. V’hakitzu V’ranenu Shochnei Afar Vhu Besochum, B’eis Techiyas Hameisim, Im Bias Moshiach Tzidkeinu NOW! Amein Kein Yehi Ratzon.

    Ruchie and Dovid

    The Katz Family
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    The Katz Family

    Sad. A very worthy man. Large shoes to be filled. I am glad that our paths crossed as he was imprssive from a distance. I can’t say i knew him other than from being in the same shul. But, his presence was felt and will be missed.

    Baruch Dayen Emet!

    Todd Adams

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