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Friday, 19 Iyyar, 5779
  |  May 24, 2019

    Refael Kaushansky, 17, OBM

    Refael Kaushansky, a 17-year-old bochur at Yeshivas Lubavitch of Toronto passed away suddenly on Friday morning. Full Story

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    Such a special person..
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    Such a special person..

    He was my brother’s good friend-.. was always upbeat and positive..
    This is such painful news..

    baruch dayan haemes
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    baruch dayan haemes
    So Sorry
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    So Sorry

    BDE. May Moshiach come today!

    BDE!!
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    BDE!!

    moshiach now!!

    A bachur who knew him
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    A bachur who knew him

    Every one do a. Mitzvah in his honor

    Terrible...unusual.                BS"D
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    Terrible...unusual. BS"D

    Condolences to family and friends. I didn’t know him.
    המקום ינחם אותך בתוך שאר אבלי ציון וירושלים.

    Boruch Dayan Ha'emes...Such terrible news.
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    Boruch Dayan Ha'emes...Such terrible news.

    Ad Mosai…we NEED Moshiach now…
    My heart goes out to the family.

    Bde
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    Bde

    Ad Mosai! Ad Mosai! We need Moshiach. Rebbe fulfil your promise.

    BDE
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    BDE

    MOSHIACH NOW!
    how much longer????

    BDE
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    BDE

    may hashem bring us moshiach now!!!!
    AD MOSAI?

    BDE
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    BDE

    Inspiring bochur, we could all learn so much from him. Moshiach Now!

    Oyyy!!!
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    Oyyy!!!

    Why? Ad Mosai??!!
    We must do domething in his honor

    תושב טארנהיל
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    תושב טארנהיל

    המקום ינחם אתכם בתוך שאר אבלי ציון וירושליום

    BDE
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    BDE

    so sad!
    we need moshiach now!
    what a special person

    Bde
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    Bde

    Bde

    Ohmygosh....
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    Ohmygosh....

    this is such a shock…i am not even internalizing what i just read….no words.nowords.
    BD”E and may Hashem comfort you.
    Wow, im heartbroken.

    Chaya!
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    Chaya!

    BDE!!! This is so sad for you! Stay strong…

    enough of this gollus
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    enough of this gollus

    he inspired us all never to give up we will miss him dearly moshiach come already ad mosay !!!

    Baruch Dayan Haemes
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    Baruch Dayan Haemes

    The amount of times these things happen are too much to bear any longer!!! How many times must we hear abt these innocent people?? It is too much already Hashem, Ad Masai?!!!
    I dont know who this person is.. but I am taking on a Hachlata in his memory.
    Please everyone do the same. We cant sit by and witness without taking action.

    Great Guy
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    Great Guy

    I knew him as a teacher and friend, he was just always so positve, always smiling. He had a great sense of humor! He will be sadly missed! BDE (i guess is all i can really say 🙁 )

    A shocked Jew
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    A shocked Jew

    I don’t even know him but if he is a bochur in tomchei temimim, where he learns to keep this crazy world going, helps people at his own expense, and try his very best to do what Hashem wants, I don’t understand how Hashem can do this to a tomim, let alone his family and yeshiva. Ad mosai, I don’t know what else to say other than we need moshiach, a redemption.
    May this pure boys neshama have an Aliya and demand before Hashem nothing likes this ever happens anywhere again. Let’s all do something in his merit!!!

    Chaya! Please stay strong!
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    Chaya! Please stay strong!
    bde
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    bde

    so upset when i heard the news may his family be comforted

    woe
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    woe

    this hurts

    Such a warm smile!
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    Such a warm smile!

    I had the zechus of sitting next to Rafael A”H at a farbrengen in yeshiva. I was greeted with a friendly and welcoming ‘shalom aleichem’ and a genuine, warm smile. May we only share good news from now on. Moshiach now!

    A CLASSMATE
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    A CLASSMATE

    not only as a classmate,but as a person,i have never seen someone that was going through so much,and yet so happy,and involved!!! im shocked by the news,and deeply hert by it.may his life be a lesson for all! ad mosai!!! baruch dayan emes!!!!

    a bochur that knew him
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    a bochur that knew him

    Bde so sad he was my classmate for two years such a nice bochur couldnt hurt a fly just always smiling we should all take upon ourselves something in his memory

    hashem yerachem
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    hashem yerachem

    Boruch dayan hoemes. Hashem what do you want from us?
    Yossi

    בקרובי אקדש
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    בקרובי אקדש

    I am generally hard to move, but i found it extremely hard to hold back tears after hearing such appalling and unbelievable news. What is there to say? How is one supposed to respond? May Hashem bring this ever so bitter Golus to an end. That is all there is to pray for.
    Please be comforted, blessed Kaushansky family. The faith and courage which you will display now will bring you to the highest heavenly realms, “ואוהביו כצאת השמש בגבורתו”, may Hashem redeem us all now!

    Racheli
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    Racheli

    No words. Hashem, ad mosai!???!

    Inspiration
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    Inspiration

    If there was ever a person who inspired more people in 17 years than many of us will merit to inspire in an average lifetime, it was rafi kaushansky. His smile and upbeat personality, along with his perseverance while he indeed had every reason to quit, was such a wake up call to all those around him. He inspired me on a daily basis and, while we will all miss him sorely, may we all be zoche to accomplish even just a part of what this pure neshama did in such a short time. Many blessings of comfort to the… Read more »

    BDE
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    BDE

    we need Moshiach NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! this is way too painful Hashem please! Rachmonus!

    so sad
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    so sad

    rafi was a very good friend of mine an d after I heard the news I was in shock

    WE WANT MOSHIACH NOW!

    BDE
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    BDE

    when Raffi was a little boy I asked him what does he want for his birthday. I thought for sure he would answer some type of toy or candy. without thinking he responded to me “Moshiach”.

    We wont forget his beautiful smile, Moshiach Now!

    Oy Oy Oy
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    Oy Oy Oy

    Hashem !!!!!!!!!!Ad Mosai!!!!!!!!!!!!

    moshiachnow!
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    moshiachnow!

    ad mosai!
    stay strong mendy and teh rest of the siblings!!!

    Rafi wa a true yedid
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    Rafi wa a true yedid

    Tonight’s choir at Toronto Cheder Chabad melaveh malkah where Rafi went as a child sang a touching niggun yedid nefesh which the principal Rabbi Baruch Zaltzman dedicated in his honour. Rafi was a true yedid, beloved by all.

    BDE
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    BDE

    ouch… ov ey moshiach NOW!

    BDE
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    BDE

    so terrible!

    Ad mosai?????
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    Ad mosai?????
    From Yerusholayim
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    From Yerusholayim

    המקום ינחם אתכם בתוך שאר אבלי ציון וירושלים

    BDE
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    BDE

    When I think of Rafi I think of the huge, genuine smile that always lit up his face. I would eye him with pity as he’d walk from our car into school with his walker. But the look I saw on his face was always pure inner joy- never sadness. What an inspiration!!

    watching a child grow to be a man
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    watching a child grow to be a man

    knew you only by sight but grew to know how precious you are even now that Hashem has you. See you in Tias Hamaitim.

    no words
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    no words

    !!!!!!!

    bde
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    bde

    he was a special bochur so sad to hear

    BDE
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    BDE

    Ad MOSAI!!!!! How long can this golus last!!! Please hashem bring the geulah NOW !!! How long can we wait!!! How long can all this suffering continue ON!!!! המקום ינחם אתכם מתוך שאר אבלי ציון!!

    BDE!!
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    BDE!!

    MOSHIACH NOW!!1

    rafi
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    rafi

    were thinking about you
    a classmate

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