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Rabbi Motti Anati, 64, OBM

Rabbi Motti Anati, a father figure to many Israelis in South Florida who connected them to Yiddishkeit and Chassidus, passed away in his sleep. Full Story

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ברוך דיין האמת
July 28, 2020 11:55 am

השם ירחם עלינו

עד מתי
July 28, 2020 11:58 am

Greeted everyone with a smile!

July 28, 2020 12:03 pm

He was an amazing man. Can’t believe he’s not here anymore.

July 28, 2020 12:12 pm

I knew him personally and it’s an understatement to say what a happy person he was. Every single time somebody came to our shul, he welcomed them with open arms and invited them to his home and his shabbos tish. His simcha, Ahavas Yisroel and Chayus knew no bounds.
The world lost a beautiful person.

Ad Mosai?!!

יחי אדוננו מורנו ורבינו מלך המשיח לעולם ועד

Hashem yirachem !
July 28, 2020 12:20 pm

He really made things happen , this makes no sense .

July 28, 2020 12:29 pm

This Golus is cruel! He was an extraordinary human being, huge baal tzedakah and treated every single person with dignity. To him titles and yichus didn’t matter. We lost a tzaddik and a special humble chossid of the rebbe.

Indeed a Tzaddik was lost
Reply to  Horrible
July 28, 2020 12:51 pm

It still isn’t registering
I hope moshiach comes today 😞

Friend of Hannah's from seminary
July 28, 2020 12:41 pm

Baruch deyen emes. I am so so sorry

July 28, 2020 12:46 pm

Words are not enough to describe how much rabbi anati gave his pocket , energy , life and time to the semicha program for the bachurim . He was a chossid through and through . Rebbe , take care of his eishes Chayil and his family .

Hashem Please keep your diamonds down here!!!!
July 28, 2020 12:48 pm

Bde I can’t believe what I see Hashem can you please tell me Until when do your precious diamonds have to go We need them here and it is painful so Rabbi Anati a pillar of positivity and light A true chossid that many souls did ignite Full of love and life He would embrace everyone bringing down the walls of pain, frustration and strife I can’t imagine the immense pain his children and wife are going through now Hashem just explain me and help me understand I truly demand Moshiach today May his family only know good from now… Read more »

A true Shliach and Eved Hashem!
July 28, 2020 12:52 pm

What a tremendous loss during these very sad nine days….Hamokom yenacheim eschem bsoich shaar aveilei tzion vyerushalyim!

עד מתי
July 28, 2020 1:01 pm

No words. Moshaich now!!

This is truly a loss of a great chosid!
July 28, 2020 1:06 pm

Ad motai!how long can this go on for!rabbi anoti such a devoted shliach and chosid!what a loss for us all of the true example of what it means to be a chosid!but v’hachai yeten el lebo.we need to all take Inspiration from this great man who gave over his whole entire life to bring moshiach!let’s all give a hand to make moshiach our mission

The proof is in the results
July 28, 2020 1:33 pm

In places we have traveled, we have met so many people whose lives were impacted by this chosid. When couples or bachurim expressed their wish to move to Florida just to stay close to him but knew that, just like the Rebbe, he expected them to go out on shlichus themselves, there is lots to be said of his greatness. BH.

very nice chossid
July 28, 2020 2:03 pm

Not knowing him well, he would always kiss and hug me when I met him in town. Didn’t matter politics, a true mentch, doing the rebbe work. Hopefully the kellios in inverray can come together and understand each others positions. This for sure will bring nachas to the rebbe especially in the 9 days. Even before tisha Beav in yerushalim!

July 28, 2020 2:10 pm

Moshiach now!

!עד מתי
July 28, 2020 2:12 pm

Rabbi anati had such a good hart, he would always have a smile, and help whenever somone needed.
We will miss you!
We need moshiach now!
המקום ינחם אתכם בתוך שער אבלי ציון וירושלים

We Lost a totally through and through beautiful Jew
July 28, 2020 2:29 pm

The pain is enormous

July 28, 2020 3:26 pm

Does anyone know the levaya plans?

We lost a tzaddik
July 28, 2020 3:31 pm

The most sincerest shliach around. No one will ever know how much he contributed to this world because he was a humble soul.

July 28, 2020 3:32 pm

Does anyone know the levaya plans?

Levaya in Eretz Yisroel
Reply to  Admirer
July 28, 2020 4:15 pm

He’s being flown tomorrow (Wed) night. There will be a ceremony at Beis Moshiach tonight at 9pm.

Boruch dayan ha'emes
July 28, 2020 4:07 pm

Boruch dayan ha’emes. He had the crown of a good name.
May Hashem comfort his family among the mourners of Tzion and Yerushalayim.

Mrs Pamela Hackner
July 28, 2020 4:13 pm


A bachur
July 28, 2020 4:49 pm

I was once in a restaurant eating a meal. When I went to pay they told me that Mrs anati already paid the bill when she saw me in the restaurant. Rabbi anati was a malach. He took me into his program even though my parents could not pay . 100 free and treated me like a king . From him I learned how to be a chosid to live with joy al pi Torah and chasidus . Rabbi anati , my children are a credit to you !

Rebbetzin Michelle Ananti, May You Be Comforted
July 28, 2020 5:06 pm

from Shlomo Moshe HaLevi (Alfredo) and Yaakova Raizel Tulipan (formerly Jeri Goldberg of Lauderhill, FL)(chupah in Lauderhill, FL 24 Menachem Av, 1995), now in (Fairfax District) Los Angeles, California To Michelle: Behind every great Rabbi is a great Rebbetzin. Thank you, thank you, thank you to Rabbi Moti Ananti OBM for a life full of mitzvahs and kindnesses, spirit and leadership. And thank you, thank you, thank you to you Rebbetzin Michelle Ananti. When I/we think of you I/we remember an exceptional wife and an exceptional married life through which HaShem was truly honored. May you and your children be… Read more »

Rabbi yecheskel moses. London UK.
July 28, 2020 5:12 pm

What a great loss. Hamokom yenachem eschem besoich shar evelei zion veyerushalaim. Vehekitzo veraannano kol shochnei ofar veho besoichem bekorov mamash.

We lost a diamond
July 28, 2020 5:38 pm

Rabbi Anati was not a regular shliach, he had such a strong positive effect in his small time in this world.

July 28, 2020 6:11 pm

I had the honor of being rabbi Anati’s daughters friend growing up and to this day. I grew up going to their house almost ever shabbos. He was always so kind to me and greeted me with a smile every time he saw me. He has done so much good for this world. Rabbi Anati and Michele are the most giving human beings in the world. They were their for my family during a hard time. My heart goes out to them. I love you Hannah ♥️

July 28, 2020 6:31 pm

He Effecteced me n 1000s of other Jews in
A positive way
He was a Bal tshuva I believe ,N made so many others.a great man.n neshamah.BDH


A great Chassid
July 28, 2020 7:52 pm

I had the pleasure to meet Moti Anati several times.He epitomized being a true vanguard for the Rebbe’s causes,especially Mivtza Moshiach.He was well known for portraying the Rebbe as MHM in
an open,clear way that was very believable particularly to the Israeli immigrants in South Florida.I am saying this as an American born BT who lived in Eretz HaKodesh and am familiar with the cultural nuances and differences

What a loss for Klal Yisroel
July 28, 2020 10:19 pm

Very saddened to hear the news

Very sad
July 28, 2020 10:51 pm

He had true ahavas yisroel

A dedicated soldier of the Rebbe
July 29, 2020 12:38 am

Rabbi Motti always had a smile and a pleasant countenance. He was a towering beacon of ahavas yisroel.

אבד חסיד מן הארץ
July 29, 2020 10:14 am

What a special giant! A real chossid Baal chesed and a Baal tzedaka. He exuded so much happiness and kindness. Humble amd selfless. So much to learn. Dedicated himself to his community and their needs. Affected so many boys in his smicha program. He created a home for them. So much to learn from him. Moshiach now!

A shlich of the rebbe MH"M And a father upon all!
July 29, 2020 11:25 am

He was a father upon all. My brother was a counsler in his day camp this year. He would give everyone atenttion even little kids. You might say about someone that you know him personly,but with him everyone said that! If is was not for him I would not be liking life in Florida. It is a hashgacha protis that we are in Israel so we are going to attend it even though it is a 3 hour drive from our destination. We are going to miss him so much harav motti! Moshiach now Yechi Hamelech hamoshiach!

Shimmon Rockwerk
July 30, 2020 10:51 pm

Rabbi Anati was a Amazing human and a perfect example of how good a person can become. This is a great loss, somehow the world feels a little less Holy without you. Thank you for all you do.