Rabbi Yehuda Bohrer
Rabbi Yehuda BohrerCourtesy of the family

Advanced in years, Rabbi Dr. Yehuda Bohrer, of blessed memory, passed away on Shabbat. He and his wife Helen were among the original founders of the town Bet El, living in an army camp under minimal conditions. Rabbi Bohrer was a renowned tour guide and speaker, and worked on behalf of Yeshivat Bet El since its founding 40 years ago.He was the first Israeli citizen to receive rabbinic ordination from Yeshiva University.

Rabbi Bohrer dedicated his life to the success and building of Bet El Institutions, dedicating his talents and wisdom to furthering the blossoming of Bet El up to and including the last weeks of his life.

The funeral procession will begin tomorrow, Sunday, at 11:00 a.m. at the main synagogue in Bet El Aleph and continue to the Bet El cemetery.

He is survived by his wife Helen and a loving family of chldren and grandchildren.