R’ Chaim Yisroel (Sruly) Gelman z”l

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It is with great sadness that Matzav.com reports the passing of R’ Chaim Yisroel (Sruly) Gelman z”l of Lakewood, NJ. He was 50 years old.

Sruly was riding his bike in the township of Howell, New Jersey, when he was struck by a passing car a month ago. Sruly was taken to Jersey Shore Medical Center, where he was in a coma for a month. He succumbed to his injuries today.

Sruli resided on Sienna Way in the Brook Hill Estates neighborhood.

Sruly leaves behind his parents, Rabbi and Mrs. Yosef Gelman; his siblings; his wife, Mrs. Chanie Gelman, and their five children.

The levayah will take place at Khal Ateres Yeshaya, located on 908 East County Line Road, in Lakewood, NJ, at 5 p.m. To listen to the levayah, call 732.906.6400, select live shiurim, then select Rav Simcha Bunim Cohen.

The kevurah will be in Lakewood.

Yehi zichro boruch.



  1. Reb Yisrael was an einikel of the holy Stretiner Reb Yitzchak Isaac ZTL, author of the Kan Tzippor” Tehillem. His neshama now joins the neshamas of his great and holy Yichus, Stretin, Zidichoiv, Kalevala, Tausch, the Tosefos Yom Tov. Tzaddik b’misasam kruim Chaim. May he be a meilitz Tov for his parents, wife and children, and all klal Yisroel, amein!

    Cousin Meir Uri Gottesman


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