Sunday, January 23, 2011

Petira of HaRav Nachum Zev Dessler, zt"l

Rabbi N.W. Dessler of Cleveland has passed away, shortly shy of his 90th birthday. The levaya is this Monday morning in Cleveland, and the kevura will be at Har Hamenuchos in Yerushalayim.

He was a mensch, a tzaddik, and a gadol. He founded, built, and grew the Hebrew Academy of Cleveland, and helped build the Jewish community in Cleveland.