Rabbi Shimon Cohen zt”l


It is with great sadness that Matzav reports the passing of Rabbi Shimon Cohen zt”l.

Rabbi Cohen was a close talmid and a member of the Board of Directors of the Mirrer Yeshiva in Brooklyn for over 50 years.

Rabbi Cohen was the beloved rov of the youth minyan at Congregation Beth Torah in Flatbush and a rebbi at Magen David Yeshiva for over 50 years.

The levayah will be held today at 1 p.m. at Congregation Beth Torah, located at 1061 Ocean Parkway, between Avenues J and K, in Flatbush Brooklyn.

Yehi zichro boruch.

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  1. Rabbi Cohen or Reb Shimon was a friend to all
    He had the unique ability to make everyone around him feel special
    For those that knew what a Loss;
    For those who didn’t it was a Loss not to have known him

  2. I was his next door neighbor for 6 years wheni was a kid he was a big baal middos and in the summer he would learn for hrs on his porch with a chair and a shtender it was geshmak to watch him learning as a kid he was an emesdiga tzadik always gave me purim gelt and always treated u like a prince baruch dayan emes