Rav Yitzchok Finkel zt”l


yitzchok-finkel-mir-yerushalayim-2It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Rav Yitzchok Finkel zt”l, R”M at Yeshiva Mir Yerushalayim. He was just 43 years old.

Rav Yitzchok was the fifth son of Rav Nosson Tzvi Finkel zt”l, rosh yeshiva of Yeshivas Mir Yerushalayim, and a brother of Rav Eliezer Yehudah Finkel, current rosh yeshiva of Yeshivas Mir Yerushalayim.

Rav Yitzchok suffered from a terminal illness of the last period and endured great yissurim during that time. He devoted his life to limud and harbotzas haTorah, and was known for his outstanding hasmadah, yiras Shomayim and dikduk b’mitzvos. His passing has plunged his family and the greater Yeshivas Mir community into mourning.

rav-yitzchok-finkel-mir-yerushalayimRav Yitzchok served as sandek at a bris this very morning, as seen in the photo at left. His condition deteriorated and he passed away later in the day.

He is survived by his grandmother, Rebbetzin Sarah Finkel; his mother, Rebbetzin Finkel; his wife, and his eight children, one daughter and seven sons, the youngest child being just a year and a half old.

The levaya will take place tonight at 11:30 p.m. from the Shamgar Bais Halevayos in Yerushalayim, followed by kevurah on Har Hamenuchos in Yerushalayim.   The dial-in number from the United States to listen to the levayah is 712.432.0075 and the code is 568294#.

Yehi zichro boruch.

{Matzav.com Israel News Bureau}


  1. R Nosson Tzvi Had 6 Sons fallowed by 6 Daughters.
    he was a goan oilam who spent his 43 yrs in torah leaning. he was a true mussar sefer in the last year ..daveing with him watching him learn is somethig we as talmidum will never forget
    yei zirchon baruch