Rabbi Yehuda Dukes, a beloved husband and father who inspired thousands around the world with his unshakable faith as he battled COVID 19, passed away on Thursday, 8 Shvat, 5781.
He was 39.
Rabbi Dukes was the founder and director of the JNet organization, who devoted his life to assisting thousands around the world in learning Torah.
After he fell ill 9 months ago, his wife, Sarah Dukes, inspired thousands with her strong faith and belief that her husband would survive. Her updates on her husband’s condition and progress were a source of inspiration to many.
He passed away today, leaving his wife Sarah and 6 children.
He is also survived by his parents, Aaron and Hinda Dukes of Minnesota, and siblings, Chana Feiga Dukes – Minnesota, Dovber Dukes – Chicago, Shifra Livne -Israel, Asher Dukes – Minnesota, Hadassah Burrows – Rechovot, Shmuel Dukes – Chicago, Rochel Dukes – Minnesota and Elisheva Dukes – Minnesota.
The Levaya will take place today, passing by 770 at 3:00 PM and Old Montefiore Cemetery at 4:00 PM.
Shiva is at 46 Cedarhurst Ave, Cedarhurst NY
Motzei Shabbos, Jan. 23: 6:30-9:30 PM
Jan. 24-26: 10AM-1PM, 3-5, 7-8:30
Baruch Dayan Ha’emes.