Rabbi Reuven Gordon z”l


candle-small6We sadly announce the passing of Rabbi Reuven Dovid [Robert D.] Gordon, prominent Chicago attorney and choshve layman of the Chicago Orthodox community.

Rabbi Gordon passed away today in Shaarei Zedek Hospital in Jerusalem, age 70, after a short illness. The levayah will be held tonight, erev Yom Kippur, at Har Hamenuchos cemetery. He is survived by his wife Dinah (nee Robinson), children and grandchildren.

Rabbi Gordon was a talmid muvhak of HaGaon Rav Chaim Zimmerman zt”l, and was well known in the Chicago frum community as a baal zedakah and talmid chacham. He was a prominent attorney in Chicago for over 40 years.

{Noam Amdurski-Matzav.com Newscenter}


  1. Baruch Dayan Emet. He will be missed.

    His wife Dinah’s maiden name is Glaberson. Dinah mother’s maiden name was Robinson.

  2. Baruch Dayan Emes. Thank you, Robert, for all your efforts on our behalf. May your family be blessed with a year of simchas and no more sorrow.