Rav Michel Small zt”l

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candle-small5[Levaya info below.] It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Rav Michel Small zt”l, rov of Cong. Po’alei Tzedek of Chicago, Illinois. He was 83. A talmid of Rav Aharon Kotler zt”l at Beth Medrash Govoha, Rav Small was a special man, a respected talmid chochom, who led his kehillah on West Albion Avenue in Chicago for many years. He passed away on Shabbos at the home of his daughter in Lakewood, NJ.

Yehi zichro boruch.

Levaya details will be posted shortly.

Update:

The levaya will take place tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. at the Holocaust Memorial Chapel of Congregation Sons of Israel off of East Seventh Street in Lakewood, NJ. The levaya will then continue in Chicago, at 6 p.m., at Po’alei Tzedek, located at 2801 West Albion Avenue.

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12 COMMENTS

  1. levaya will be in Lakewood at 9:30 in the chapel.

    There will also be levayas in Chicago and Israel- details to follow

  2. Baruch Dayan Emes. I used to daven by Rabbi Small’s Schul, as it was known, when I lived in Chicago. He was very kind to me.

  3. Rabbi Small was a true Ish Chesed a Tzaddik in the truest sense, he will be sorely missed. He walked in the ways of his great Father z”l

  4. My Shver has been Davening in Rabbi Small’s Shul since ’57. For a while his Father Z”l was there as well his Father was my Mesader Kidushin truly an amazing Yid with an amzing Family.
    ? ? ? ? ? and may he be a ???? ???? for the entire family

  5. WHAT a loss to KLAL YISROEL HE LIVED AND BREATHED THE WAYS OF THE TWO GADOL HADORS HIS UNCLE MARAN RAV MOSHE WHO HE LEARNED BY IN MTJ HE WAS EXTREMELY CLOSE TO HIS COUSIN HAGAON RAV MICHEL FEINSTEIN AS HE WAS ALSO IN HIS SHIUR IN MTJ HE THEN MOVED ON TO LEARN BY MARAN RAV AHRON FROM THE FIRST TKUFA IN LAKEWOOD HE WAS THE LINK TO THE GREAT GIANTS OF DOR BEFORE US THIS TZADIK PETIRAH IS A TERRIBLE LOSS may HE BE MEILITZ YOSHER

  6. He was a great kind man,a true tzadik and ben torah.He was like part of our family.I remember his father also when i was a child in the shul.He will truly be missed sad and shocking.

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