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  9/23/2011, Elul 24, 5771

Chairman of Yad L'Achim Passes Away


Rabbi Shalom Dov Lifshitz, the chairman of the Yad L'Achim anti-missionary organization, passed away Thursday evening, following serious illnesses at the age of 84. He was admitted to Tel Hashomer Hospital, near Tel Aviv, Thursday evening, in critical condition, under sedation and respiration.

His funeral procession is scheduled to start 10:30 Friday morning from his home in Ramat Gan, travelling past the Chabad synagogue at 5 Uziel Street, where he served as rabbi for about 50 years. It will leave the Yad L'Achim House in Bnei Brak at 11:00, with another stop at 13:30 in the Shamgar funeral home before burial on the Mount of Olives.

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