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Monday, 15 Shevat, 5783
  |  February 6, 2023

Rabbi Mendel Okunov, 70, OBM

Rabbi Menachem Mendel Okunov, the Director of the Yeshiva and Camp of FREE organization who devoted his life to the Rebbe's Shlichus and was beloved by his many students, passed away. Full Story

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A true chossid
March 16, 2022 8:53 am

I learned so much from him and his way of life. He will be missed.
Bde

Very special person
March 16, 2022 9:01 am

A real chasid, good heart, Smart

ברוך דיין האמת

עד מתי
March 16, 2022 9:06 am

ברוך דיין האמת

Bde
March 16, 2022 9:41 am

Sad

A True Mensch..
March 16, 2022 10:07 am

ברוך דיין האמת

what an amazing Chossid! he will be missed, I have many fond memories of the crown street Okunev crew

Former Student
March 16, 2022 11:00 am

ברוך דיין האמת

ברוך דיין האמת
March 16, 2022 11:07 am

all in one word אמת in the most purest form really miss him

BDE
March 16, 2022 11:43 am

Exemplified what a chosid is. Endearing smile, fatherly love, nurturing, going out of his way for each and every neshama. If you met him only once, he made an impact on your life.
May those that he inspired continue in his legacy.

A special Jew
March 16, 2022 12:56 pm

What a incredible Neshomo. BDE. AD MOSAI

Former Student
March 16, 2022 1:16 pm

Baruch Dayan Haemes, R’ Mendel was an incredible person, doing and sacrificing so much for students (like me) and others. His impact is incalculable – just the number of people who became observant because of him is too great to count, not to mention their descendants and so on. He was a true tzaddik.

Oy Hashem
March 16, 2022 1:33 pm
Davening
March 16, 2022 5:22 pm

Can someone post Shiva info?

Shiva address
March 16, 2022 10:03 pm

1715 Union Street Apt 2B

Correct Apt
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March 16, 2022 10:37 pm

Apt 2E

Shliach
March 17, 2022 10:21 am

Reb Mendel was a tzadik in every sense of the word. He was a guiding light for what it means to be a Jew in today’s world. He was a real inspiration for me and my family. A tremendous loss for all of us that looked to him for guidance in our everyday life. He had a deep understanding of people and was able to connect with clarity in a very meaningful way. At his Birthday Farbrengen, I was listening to students, one after the other, getting up and saying how Reb Mendel has changed their lives for good. Many… Read more »

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