By COLlive reporter
Rabbi Chaim Tzvi Dovid Konikov, a beloved resident of Crown Heights who served as a teacher and a noted reader of the Torah, passed away on Friday, 2 Nissan 5780 – the 100th yartzeit of the Rebbe Rashab.
He was 58 and was infected by coronavirus.
For many years, he was a dedicated teacher at Lubavitch Yeshiva Tomchei Tmimim in Crown Heights. He was beloved by all that knew him, with a ready smile for everyone.
He was known as a medakdek in Krias Hatoreh. His father Rabbi Moshe Yitzchok Konikov OBM merited to be a baal koreh for the Frierdiker Rebbe and the Rebbe. He was a baal koreh by the Rebbe.
He is survived by his son Rabbi Moshe Yitzchok Meir Konikov – Crown Heights; his mother Mrs. Feigeh Gittel Konikov (the family asked not to mention the news to the elderly mother), and siblings.
The Levaya will be announced.
Baruch Dayan Haemes: Chaim Tzvi Dovid Konikov ben Moshe Yitzchok.