The Bluzhever Rebbe,Rav Zvi Yehudah Spira zt”l passed away last week Friday. The Rebbe had battled illness for the last period and was niftar Friday morning, 16 Tammuz, at age 79.
The Rebbe was a stepson of the Bluzhever Rebbe, Rav Yisroel Spira zt”l. His mother was the Rebbe’s second wife.
The Rebbe, who served as the nosi of Kollel Chibas Yerushalayim, was known for his outstanding tzidkus and yiras Shomayim, and for always being available for any Yid in need.
The levaya was held at the Rebbe’s bais medrash on 58th Street, in Boro Park, Brooklyn. After Shabbos, the aron was flown to Eretz Yisroel for kevurah on Har Hazeisim in Yerushalayim, where the Rebbe’s father is buried.
Yehi zichro boruch.
Bluzhov Rebbe ZT"L speaking this past year, to the 7th grade boys of Yeshiva Masmidim Buchir Kahalacha .