Rabbi Yosef Goldberg z”l


yosef-goldbergIt is with great sadness that we report the passing of Rabbi Yosef Goldberg z”l, who passed away late Friday.

Rabbi Goldberg was a son of Rav Kalman Avraham Goldberg, rov of Adas Yisroel of the Lower East Side. Rabbi Goldberg was a longtime East Side resident, but lived in Scranton, PA, for the last years of his life at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Rochel Kurtzer, wife of Rabbi Dr. Yitzchok Kurtzer.

Rabbi Goldberg was a talmid of Rav Yitzchok Hutner zt”l at Yeshivas Rabbeinu Chaim Berlin and later served as principal at Yeshivas Rabbeinu Chaim Berlin, Yeshiva Bais Yehuda in Detroit, and superintendent of Esther Schonefeld of the Lower East Side.

Rabbi Goldberg is survived by his children, Mrs. Tziporah Lew, Mrs. Miriam Deutsch and Mrs. Rochel Kurtzer, as well as grandchildren and great-grandchildren all following in his derech.

Yehi zichro boruch.

{Gavriel Sitrit-Matzav.com Newscenter}


  1. Rabbi Goldberg`s brother in law , Rav Moshe Pivovoz ZT”L niftar this past Shabbos Shuvah was also an ish tzadik .