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Brooklyn, NY - Final Farewell For Holeiner Rebbe, Rabbi Ephraim Fishel Hershkowitz

Published on: May 28, 2017 04:58 PM
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Brooklyn, NY - More than one thousand people took to the streets of Williamsburg this morning to pay their final respects to Rabbi Ephraim Fishel Hershkowitz, the Holeiner Rov who passed away on Shabbos at the age of 94. 

Rabbi Hershkowitz, a noted posek, had been a member of the Klausenberger Beis Din for more than 70 years and had been a senior dayan at the beis din for years.

The funeral took place at 11 AM this morning the Sanz Klausenberg Beis Medrash at 131 Lee Avenue. Numerous streets were closed in the area to accommodate the mourners who flocked to the area in order to pay their final respects to Rabbi Hershkowitz.

Rabbi Hershkowitz will be laid to rest in Israel. 

Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
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Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
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Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini
Funeral of  rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano GiovanniniFuneral of rabbi Fishel Herhkowitz, Lee ave, Williamsburg (Jewish / Orthdodox / Hasidic) , Brooklyn NY. photo by Stefano Giovannini


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 May 28, 2017 at 08:24 PM Frish Says:

How painful the world just list a REAL TRUE TORAH JEW. A tzadik emes ztz"l

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 May 29, 2017 at 01:14 AM ChachoMoe Says:

A true irreplaceable loss for klal yisrael!! One that was already considered a foremost Gadol 50 yrs ago!

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 May 29, 2017 at 11:30 AM acanada Says:

When I had a shaila of dinei nefoshos, all the biggest local poiskim unanimously sent me to Rabbi Hershkowitz. A godol biYisroel. Yehi zichroi boruch.

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