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R’ Yakov Rogatsky, 71, OBM

R’ Yakov Rogatsky, a longtime Crown Heights resident and father of a Chabad family, passed away. Levaya today at 2:30 pm. Full Story

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baruch dayan ho'emes
October 29, 2018 7:29 pm

So, so sad. The Rogatsky family, collectively, must be thanked for their amazing hachnossas orchim. it was a team effort that will always be remembered. May Mrs. Rogatsky, his wonderful aishes chayil, find comfort in all the warm, good things R’ Yankel will be remembered for.
We daven that Hashem gives her the strength to continue…

BDE
October 25, 2018 7:57 pm

So sad…. condolences to the fam. Hachnosas orchim at its best!!!!!

Silver Family
October 25, 2018 6:15 pm

BDE. We are so sorry for you loss. Your father was such a wonderful person when the boys were growing up. He will be missed.

big Z Schapiro
October 25, 2018 6:14 pm

BDE

bd"e
October 25, 2018 5:45 pm

bd”e

Baruch Dayan Haemes
October 25, 2018 4:59 pm

Growing up im free shul. Yaacov always had a smile and made you feel welcome. His famous chant “shishi” still rings in my ears every shabbos during Krias Hatorah.
Hamokom yenachem eschem besoch shar avlei tziyon viyerushalayim.
Shmuly G.

michael
October 25, 2018 4:13 pm

I knew R’ Yankel very well, despite him being older then me, he was gracious, respectful, always and i mean always greeted all with a warm friendly smile, I am a resident of CH so never was an oirech at his home, but his Avrahan Avienu Midah of Hachnasos Oirchim was very well known. He never ever differentiated between a wealthy or poor man, it didnt matter to him if you were from the Machers, one always felt comfortable in his 4 Amos. simple but extremely unique these days.. R Yaakov you will be sadly missed your an absolute Ish… Read more »

Bd"e
October 25, 2018 4:01 pm

May Hashem send the family comfort and strength

BDE
October 25, 2018 3:45 pm

Had a very good understanding in Building Mikvoeis,
The only one that Reb Zalman Gurari OBM trusted with building Mikvoies
Especially the Lefferts one and many others in CH as well in other Chassideshe Neighberhoods Boro Park
Williamsburg etc,

BDE
October 25, 2018 2:33 pm

BDE

Sholom Ber
October 25, 2018 1:57 pm

He was such a “Vareme Yid” So sorry to the family..

Kalman
October 25, 2018 1:40 pm

Very sad news, Stood next to him in the bleachers at The Rebbe ‘s farbringins in the early 1980’s, only good news for now on!

BDE
October 25, 2018 12:46 pm

So young!!! Condolences to Mrs R a kind warm and generous woman!!! Sorry for your loss.

From Toronto
October 25, 2018 12:38 pm

Oy!
Yankel a true family friend (and relativ).

bde
October 25, 2018 12:35 pm

hamokom yenachem eschem….

so sorry for your loss
October 25, 2018 12:29 pm

he was a warm Neshoma to put it mildly!!!
he had a real Chasiisihe BEidel and gave tons of Tzedoka
he was a KIND person , worked hard hard n building and saving money for the 1414 Building,
he would love to do a favor for a Yid.
he and his wife had an OPEN OPEN home
full of ORCHIM….HE WILL BE MISSED!!!!!

BDE
October 25, 2018 12:24 pm

🙁

So so sorry for your loss
October 25, 2018 12:18 pm

Boruch Dayan Emes. Your father is a warm neshoma! Will always remember how he felt ever-approachable

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