Rav Respler, who resided in Queens, NY, served with distinction as a rebbi and then menahel at Yeshivas Toras Emes-Kamenitz in Brooklyn.
Rav Respler retired after the 2005-06 school year following nearly fifty years at the yeshiva. Before he succeeded Rabbi Schwartz as principal, Rav Respler was a rebbi for about 30 years, teaching both 5th and 7th grades.
He was an expert educator, who instilled Torah values in generations of talmidim and was beloved by the students and his fellow mechanchim alike.
His children are Rav Mordechai Respler, rosh yeshiva of Mesivta of Long Beach, NY; Rav Naftoli Respler, R”M at of Mesivta of Long Beach, NY; Rav Yisroel Respler; Mrs. Levovitz, Mrs. Kaufman and Mrs. Abramowitz.
The levayah will take place at 11 a.m. at Yeshiva Kamenitz, located at 1904 Avenue N in Flatbush, Brooklyn.
The levayah will continue at 1 p.m. at Rav Shlomo Teitelbaum’s shul, Adas Yereim, located on Metropolitan Avenue in Kew Gardens, Queens. Kevurah will take place at Beth Moses Cemetery/Wellwood in Melville, New York.
Yehi zichro boruch.