Thousands attended the Levaya of Rabbi Zushe Wilhelm obm on Thursday, as it passed by Oholei Torah Mesivta and 770 in Crown Heights.
Rabbi Wilhelm led a Mesivta, smicha program, authored seforim and was known for his Torah scholarship and knowledge.
After several years serving together with his wife Esther as Chabad Shluchim in Panama in Central America, Rabbi Wilhelm served as the Principal of the Oholei Menachem High School – Oholei Torah Mesivta in Crown Heights for 32 years. He was renowned for his phenomenal knowledge and superb explanatory skills, helping raise thousands of Chassidim and Shluchim around the world.
He is survived by his wife Esther Wilhelm – Crown Heights, their children Berele Wilhelm – Los Angeles; Rabbi Chaim Yisroel Wilhelm – Crown Heights; Rabbi Levi Wilhelm – Las Vegas; Rabbi Mendy Wilhelm – Crown Heights; Mrs. Mushkee Raskin – Montego Bay, Jamaica; Mrs. Mashee Begun – Crown Heights; Mrs. Sara Shur – Crown Heights, and Moshe Wilhelm – Crown Heights; and grandchildren.
He is also survived by his mother Mrs. Chana Rivka Wilhelm (nee Lokshin) – Crown Heights and siblings Mrs. Leah Fradkin – S. Diego, California; Rabbi Moshe Wilhelm – Portland, Oregon; Rabbi Yisroel Wilhelm – Crown Heights; Mrs. Rochel Lapidus – Buenos Aires, Argentina; Rabbi Nachman Wilhelm – Monsey, NY; Mrs. Chaya Sarah Barber – Crown Heights; Rabbi Zalman Wilhelm – Crown Heights; Rabbi Motty Wilhelm – Toronto, Canada; nieces and nephews.
Shiva will take place at 25 Balfour Pl.
Shacharis: 7:00, 8:00, 8:30, 9:00, 9:30
Mincha and Maariv B’zmano