It is with great sadness that Matzav.com reports the petirah of Rav Yosef Levi Hakohein Katzenstein zt”l.
Originally of Copenhagen, Rav Katzenstein was a brilliant and one-of-a-kind talmid chochom and rov in Flatbush.
A prominent talmid of Rav Yitzchok Hutner zt”l at Yeshivas Rabbeinu Chaim Berlin, he was the author of Kol Chayil and Lema’an Achai.
Rav Katzenstein is survived by his devoted wife, Rebbetzin Chany Katzenstein; his children, R’ Yanky Katzenstein, R’ Dovid Katzenstein, Tzipi Mayerfeld, Mindy Ort, Esther Katzenstein and Malky Rosen; and grandchildren
The levayah will take place today at 5 p.m. at Shomrei Hadas Chapels, located at 14th Avenue and 39th Street in Boro Park.
The family will be sitting shivah in the backyard of R’ Dovid Katzenstein’s home at 1442 East 15th Street in Flatbush, Brooklyn.