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Rabbi Immanuel Schochet, 77, OBM

Rabbi Dr. J. Immanuel Schochet, one of the great thinkers and authors of Chabad in the last generation, passed away on Shabbos. Full Story

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baruch dayan haemes
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baruch dayan haemes

what a great rabbi

mig
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mig

Baruch Dayan Emes. So sad.

also M. Schochet on Long Island
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also M. Schochet on Long Island

A brother BDE

BDE!!
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BDE!!

Very shocked and sorry to hear this news!! The Lubavitched world is dimmer today because of this loss. Rabbi Schochet was a great thinker, courageous and brilliant. May Hashem comfort his wife and children and community. So sad to hear this. BDE

Yossi Stern
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Yossi Stern

Clearly a monumental loss for klal yisroel…BDE.

One of a kind
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One of a kind

BDE!!

Boruch Dayan Emes
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Boruch Dayan Emes

Ovad(iah) Chosid min ha’aretz.

Baruch Dayan HaEmes
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Baruch Dayan HaEmes

What a loss… We need to bring Moshiach now!

terrible
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terrible

he was a great man and he will be deeply missed.

One of the greatest thinkers in Lubavitch
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One of the greatest thinkers in Lubavitch

BD”E

Chossid
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Chossid

B”H

הרה״ג ר יעקב ע
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הרה״ג ר יעקב ע

Rabbi shochet was In my opinion the biggest gaon chabad had. He brought so much honor and respect to chabad. This is a sad day for all. I will deeply miss him.
המקום ינחם

i am shocked  and speechless!  Aryeh Laskey  back in Detroit
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i am shocked and speechless! Aryeh Laskey back in Detroit

I brought our son to Toronto for camp from Detroit. I stayed a few days in Thornhill and was happy to see and give and receive a warm , friendly shalom aleichem to Rabbi Schochet Thursday in the shul there. I feel very privileged and blessed to of had that moment. I am back in Detroit reading this sad and shocking news. I big loss for KLAL YISRAEL. Boruch Dayan HaEmes.

BDE! Ovad Chosid Min Ho'oretz
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BDE! Ovad Chosid Min Ho'oretz

What a devastating loss! A giant of a man in so many ways and totally ibergegeben to the Rebbe. He has given clarity and direction to countless people, more than he ever imagined.
May he storm the heavens in his inimitable way for an end to this long and bitter golus…

i am shocked  and speechless!  Aryeh Laskey  back in Detroit
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i am shocked and speechless! Aryeh Laskey back in Detroit

I brought our son to Toronto for camp from Detroit. I stayed a few days in Thornhill and was happy to see and give and receive a warm , friendly shalom aleichem to Rabbi Schochet Thursday in the shul there. I feel very privileged and blessed to of had that moment. I am back in Detroit reading this sad and shocking news. I big loss for KLAL YISRAEL. Boruch Dayan HaEmes.

BDE
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BDE

The world has lost a great light… may he be an advocate for us on high to get mashiach to come NOW!!!

to#13 to aryeh lasky
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to#13 to aryeh lasky

harav emenuel shochat a”h was rav down south at the lubavitcher shul on edinborogh.. you must of seen in thornhill his brother harav dovid shochet should be well laarichus yomim veshonim toivois.

A great man, truly a giant
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A great man, truly a giant

Left his mark on mankind.
May he be back with us soon.

A huge loss
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A huge loss

I am so sad to see this. When my father got sick last summer, Mrs. Schochet was a pillar of strength to me. Her husband and her whole family fought an epic battle against this horrible disease. May they be comforted with the incredible legacy he has left behind. המקום ינחם אתכם בתוך שאר אבילי ציון וירושלים

FV

@ 11
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@ 11

Bde!

Knowing Rabbi Emanuel
He would enjoy your discreet sense of humor

May we soon be reunited here on earth with all”sheinei ofur”

By the way, the ball is in our court (as of 28 nissan nun beis)
Its up to us how easy or difficult this last threshold stage of galus/geula will be

Geulah now!!

BDE
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BDE

A great Rabbi. He will be missed.

was a true chisid
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was a true chisid

Very easy going chabad leader in canada

where (online) can one obtain mp3's of him?
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where (online) can one obtain mp3's of him?

Bde!!

what a loss!
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what a loss!

I’m shocked! He’ll be missed.

from an Ivy Leaguer
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from an Ivy Leaguer

One of the best and brightest. BDE

We all know him greatness
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We all know him greatness

Such unfortunate news. He was the most brilliant chabad teacher- no one came close.

He wrote, taught, lectured…etc. he used all methods for the furtherance of yiddishkyt and chasidus.

There are no words. All of Lubavitch morn with the Schochat family.

Watch his video on the Rebbe in 770 everyday
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Watch his video on the Rebbe in 770 everyday

We are priveliged to watch the naarated video of trhe Rebbe by Rabbi Emanuel Shochet in 770 playing on the 60 inch monitor in the hallway everyday

What a loss!
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What a loss!
Rabbi Shochet was an extremely high caliber person....
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Rabbi Shochet was an extremely high caliber person....

I am deeply saddened… This is a sad day for klal yisroel.

No words
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No words

All the comfort to his family. BDE.

BDH
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BDH

Boruch Dayon HoEmes. Hamakom Yinacheim Eschem Bisoch Shaar Aveilei Tzion ViYerushalayim.

What a great man, one of a kind. I learnt a lot from him; not only from what he did, also from the way he lived. May his family, friends, and all Bnei Yisroel be comforted, VeHekeetzu Veranenu Shochnei Ofof Vehu Besoichom.

Motti, may your grandfather’s Neshomoh have aliyah and may we see him very soon, I remember when you would go to your grandfather, and he would take you in his car (on Motzoei Shabossos I think 🙂 ) YYF

ILTSP alumna
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ILTSP alumna

BDE, a great man and inspiration!

oy!
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oy!

What a loss! Bde

OBM
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OBM

His brother the Rosh was at the Yarchei Kallah in NY when he got the news. So sad. He was one of a kind…

BDE
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BDE

Not only for Israel is this a loss, but also for the non-Jews, since he was deeply involved also with the Noahide movement as well… Baruch Dayan Emet!

Former student
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Former student

He changed my life. I will always remember him.

Cgi Florida staff
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Cgi Florida staff

BDE!!!
Moishe and Avremi, come back soon and both of you keep doing an amazing job and making your Zaidy proud!

Gersh
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Gersh

A man of great humility and great inspiration, a leaders’ leader and a blessing to Jews everywhere. Very sadly missed.

Shocked and sadened
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Shocked and sadened

Rabbi Shochet was a giant. He was able to take complex concepts and allow us to understand them. I vividly remember listening to his lectures at the JLI a few years ago. He will be sorely missed.
Baruch Dayan Emes to the entire family.
Hensha Gansbourg

OBD
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OBD

To the non Jews He authored teaching instructions and prayer books. Its only last week i watched one of his videos. BDE

Boruch Dayan Emes
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Boruch Dayan Emes

Dear Schochet family,

We mourn with you in the loss of rabbi Schochet. He has given us so much to think about.

May he rest in peace
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May he rest in peace

and may we have the merit to see him ASAP when very soon Mashiach reveals himself.

student
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student

as I hear this sad news a tear falls from my eye,,, he was a man of true greatness and a pillar of what a chosid is, He was a lecturer, fighting missionaries, he spoke much about JC, I bring this up, because it was asked by the Rebbe to tell him not to read the New testament, ( my apologies I do not remember the story exactly please correct me) I think,,,,, the rosh Hayashiva in 770 caught him reading the (bible new testament) it is told that the Rebbe allowed it, we can see the foresight of how… Read more »

Boruch Dayan haemes
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Boruch Dayan haemes

May he have lots of Nechas from his children who where Extremely Dedicated to him and the rebbe we will miss you greatly

What a giant among giants
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What a giant among giants

He fought tooth and nail, single handedly against Dr. Berg’s Kabbalah Centre back in the 90s… The rov even mortgaged off his house for this just court case… unfortunately the evil kipa of Dr. Berg and his society won the case. Nebuch.

His few words in conversation...
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His few words in conversation...

made a lasting impression

BDE
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BDE

The recordings of his debates and talks have taught me so much.

His Shul...
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His Shul...

In Toronto is so physically simple and yet so warm, with serious davening. He was the towering presence there.

Who can forget?
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Who can forget?

Who can forget his famous public Vikuach (with the Rebbes blessing) he once had with a Galach for 8 hours straight – where the entire audience remained speechless. Who can do such a thing nowadays?!

He's a master of words and an inspiration for the future speakers
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He's a master of words and an inspiration for the future speakers
I heard him speak in Lubavitch House London 1982 as a fresh
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I heard him speak in Lubavitch House London 1982 as a fresh

baalat tshuva, for a very small crowd, as if it was an audience of 100’s, and was blown away by his brilliance. I could have listened to him for hours. The best speaker I ever listened to .
A huge loss. May he comes back to us soon and his family would be consoled among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

To #23
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To #23
Nephew
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Nephew

#45

To set the record straight, he did NOT lose the lawsuit to the Kabbalah Centre. The reality is that our of fear of being exposed by Rabbi Schochet they dropped the lawsuit.

Great Teacher
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Great Teacher

I met him at the Ivy League program for college students in the catskills. I was amazed at his brilliance, but more impressed by his incredible character and love for each student. I remember him saying the haftarah on shabos nachamu and seeing the tears in his eyes. He is one of the greatest of this generation.

BD"E  from Chabad of Poway
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BD"E from Chabad of Poway

BD”E from Chabad of Poway
to Reb Chuni & Oriah

To #49
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To #49

What vikuach are you referring to? Can I read up on it somewhere?

When I first came to a chabad event in early 1980s...
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When I first came to a chabad event in early 1980s...

there was Rov Immanuel Schochet, a shining introspectful smile, with his famous pipe… you could sense an ohaiv yisroel right off the bat, no words were exchanged… you could sense that getlecheit of a pintele yid !!! And talk of closeness to the Rebbe… he received special brachas from the Rebbe, special horayuz in his teachings for Canada…that we can’t imagine. Such was the man, the chosid, HaRov Immanuel Schochet A”H.

We still use his easy to ready PESACH HAGGADH with pictures
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We still use his easy to ready PESACH HAGGADH with pictures

We have 12 of these haggadahs and they have become a staple in our home every Pesach. Story: He once gave a lecture on Counting Sephira in front of a huge crowd, when all of a sudden he gave an example by reciting “Hayom … and by mistake he said that night’s sefira”… so he quickly backtracked, saying Boruch Sheim Kvod L’oilam vaed and said the sefira with a brocha etc etc… everyone was overwhelmed by the rov’s quick thinking of that moment.

BDE
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BDE

Ad mossau????!

A brilliant mind, a modest  leader and warm personality
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A brilliant mind, a modest leader and warm personality

I have been privileged to be in his presence in Toronto and Salt Lake City. Our thoughts are with his wife, children and grandchildren. May they know of no more sorrow.

BD"E
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BD"E

Rabbi Schochet was one of a kind. An incredible Rabbi, speaker, teacher, debater and chossid. He will be sorely missed. May his neshama be a mailitz yosher for us all and bring Moshiach now!

extremely sad
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extremely sad

great neice of his. he was very special.

to #17 FRom #13
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to #17 FRom #13

I saw Rabbi Emanuel SHochet He was Davening in His Brothers Sul!

He translated the Tanya
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He translated the Tanya

Do not forget one of the most monumental achievements of our times: Rabbi Schochet a”h was one of the original translators of the Tanya into English in the 1960s. (He translated Part IV: Igeres HaKodesh.) His introduction to that work became separately published as Mystical Concepts in Chassidism.

A Giant Has Left The World
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A Giant Has Left The World

My wife and I had the Zechus of hosting Rabbi Immanuel Schochet for a lecture 28 years ago… he not only moved and inspired our audience, but he touched our lives personally in a very deep way… He became my mentor, my guide, my Mashpia, the one who motivated me most to devote so much of my shlichus to adult education… His many lectures and Shabbatons in our community have never and will never be forgotten… He was a true giant amongst us… our world lost from our very best.. Our heartfelt condolences to his dear wife, children, grandchidlren and… Read more »

כל העוסק בתורה ובגמילות חסדים - זוכה לנחלת שני שבטים
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כל העוסק בתורה ובגמילות חסדים - זוכה לנחלת שני שבטים

Rabbi Schochet, -as great as was his Torah so was his kindness and generosity. He greeted every person pleasantly and with wonderful cheer. He was a true נוח לבריות, loved by all. As the Gemorah promises, his reward is plainly seen in the blessing that is his wonderful family שוחיו. He also will be remembered for having the attributes of a genuine תלמיד חכם, in the sense that his perspectives were never motivated by politics. He was just as ready to defend the opinions of those who held differently than himself (e.g. he in-fact presented the most able and thorough… Read more »

boruch dayan haemes
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boruch dayan haemes

A very special leader,who was an inspiration to all of us. The Roth family

Hashem Please put an end to this Golus..
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Hashem Please put an end to this Golus..

Hashem’s plan is for us to make the world down here below a Dira Batachtonim! Please, may the holy Neshomos of up on High, descend, with the coming of Moshiach immediately NOW! V’hakitzu V’ranenu Shocnei Afar V’hu Besochum!

A loss for Klal Yisroel
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A loss for Klal Yisroel

Dear Rebbetzin Schochet, shetichye We had the honor and privilege of hosting you and your husband for Shavuos just a few years ago and it was a Shavuous that we will always treasure. It was probably one of the last times, if not the last, that your husband left his shul for Shavuous. Our entire kehila and everyone who joined from the other neighborhood shuls enjoyed a Shavuos with a taam of Gan Eden. Shiur after shiur, we sat there spellbound listening to the pninim of Torah and Chassidus that your husband taught and with each shiur, word spread and… Read more »

rabbi moishe leider
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rabbi moishe leider

i was privileged to spend many shabbos meals at his home when I was young and first being introduced to chabad. I had no idea at the time of his greatness in the Jewish world. To me he was just a very kind and warm person who was the ideal of what a true rabbi should be and a wonderful role model. may his family be comforted.

when he came into the room.
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when he came into the room.

on some Purim Party in 1982 at Clanton Park Synagogue Toronto, I was not even frum. i had never even met a chabad rabbi. but i had this 6th sense that i have known this man since my childhood or before that, it was surreal – do you know what i mean? my gosh, talk of mystical meeting.

share your memories!!
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share your memories!!

the schochet family has requested that all memories and stories be shared by emailing [email protected].
may we only share simchos!!

Number 53
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Number 53

Ysher Koach for setting the record straight on the Kabbalah Fight. For sure… Rabbi Schochet was matzliach in the end

B D E
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B D E

WHERE ARE THEY SITTING SHIVA ? & A PHONE # IF U COULD LET US KNOW PLEASE THANKS

bde
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bde

baruch dayan emes.
will be missed in Beth Joseph Lubavirtch

A Tzaddik has left our time
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A Tzaddik has left our time

I heard him speak in Buffalo, I was mesmerized, in awe, I hung onto his every word, so precise, each statement backed up with its appropriate source in Gemara or Toisfos or Rashi or the Rebbe’s word, on and on… the rabbi did not tire for a second. Amazing and unreal.

baruch dayan hoemes
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baruch dayan hoemes

What a loss… He was really one the greats.
His legacy,however, lives on and he will still be a major inspiration,for all, for years to come.

Boruch Dayan Emes
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Boruch Dayan Emes

They are sitting shiva 55 Charleswood Dr Toronto 416 636 9709

TTT
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TTT

An amazing teacher of the Mesorah to the next generation. I learned so much from him. I also had a conversation with him a few years ago about perek 1 in Tanya and the way Steinsaltz explains it, he gave an amazing explanation. Oy me haya lonu.

he will be missed
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he will be missed

By the families he made frum,by his congragation he led, by the 100’s and maybe even thousands of jews he saved from cults and missionaries, by the frum and non- frum-yet listeners of his debates and lectures,by the watchers of his videos, by the readers of his sforim scholar and layman alike,by all who met him and just had a short conversation with him , by Lubavitch , by chassidsm by Orthodox judaism and by Judaism as a whole and lastly he will be missed by the world he affected and changed so much -for the good.

Ovad Chosid Min HaAretz We Have Lost A Giant.
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Ovad Chosid Min HaAretz We Have Lost A Giant.

Not only Ovad Chosid min Haretz. But we have lost probably the most eloquent and when necessary “sharp” spokesman for Torah and Judaism. His most amazing videos on” Jews for je..s, have had an affect on tens of thousands of people. The Ultimate Halachic decisor on some of the most delicate matters facing Shluchim, especially those on Campus. We had him visit and speak in Syracuse twice and he left a most amazing impression on all the people. That is besides the personal effect he had on me during my over 35 years of knowing him, since I became a… Read more »

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