R’ Menachem Stark’s Business Partner Fears for His Life


stark-levayaThe business partner of R’ Menachem Stark is scared that the murderers of his dear friend may come after him next.

R’ Yisroel Perlmutter was a close chaver and a business partner of R’ Menachem’s. In his hesped at the levaya on Motzoei Shabbos, R’ Yisroel spoke of R’ Menachem’s generous nature, his sensitivity, his ehrlichkeit, and his many chassodim.

Now, as R’ Yisroel grieves for his friend, who was murdered this past Friday, he fears for his own life.

R’ Yisroel has engaged the services of security guards to protect him. He resides just a few blocks away from the Stark home in Williamsburg.

R’ Yisroel’s mother, Mrs. Chana Perlmutter, told the New York Post, “You don’t feel comfortable that such things could happen in your business. It’s very scary.”

She said that R’ Menachem and her son were both “good friends and business partners” and that R’ Yisroel “doesn’t know why this happened.”

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}


  1. I know Mr. Perlmutter personally. He is one of the nicest kindest people I have ever met. I wish him only the best.

  2. She would be best off not talking to the NY Post. They are looking for such stories; best to ignore their calls and doorbell ringing.