R’ Dovid Cohen z”l


It is with great sadness that Matzav.com reports the passing of R’ Dovid Cohen z”l, father of R’ Yaakov Cohen and R’ Eliyahu Cohen, and brother of Rav Feivel Cohen, noted senior posek and author of Badei Hashulchan.

The levaya will take place today at 3 p.m. at Shomrei Hadas Chapels, located at 39th Street and 14th Avenue in Boro Park.

The aron will then be flown to Eretz Yisroel for a levayah at Mosdos Kol Berama in Ramat Bet Shemesh Monday afternoon, followed by kevurah at the Eretz Hachaim Bais Hachaim in Bet Shemesh.

Yehi zichro boruch.




  1. Rabbi Cohen served for many years as Executive Director (and then as Executive Consultant) of Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty and as CEO of Hatzalah Volunteer Ambulance Corps. He previously held executive level positions at the Orthodox Union, National Council on Synagogue Youth (NCSY) and UJA-Federation of New York.


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