Funeral Information for R. Dr. Aaron Levine

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The funeral for Rabbi Dr. Aaron Levine zt”l will be in Israel today, Thursday, April 21, at Eretz Hachayyim Cemetery in Har Tuv (near Bet Shemesh) at 7:30pm.

Shiva will commence following the chag at his late residence in the Midwood-Flatbush section of Brooklyn.

Rabbi Levine was Chairman of the Department of Economics at Yeshiva College and Rabbi of the Young Israel of Avenue J in Flatbush.

He passed away on his birthday, the first day of Pesach.

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Rabbi Gil Student is the Editor of, a leading website on Orthodox Jewish scholarly subjects, and the Book Editor of the Orthodox Union’s Jewish Action magazine. He writes a popular column on issues of Jewish law and thought featured in newspapers and magazines, including The Jewish Link, The Jewish Echo and The Vues. In the past, he has served as the President of the small Jewish publisher Yashar Books and as the Managing Editor of OU Press. Rabbi Student currently is serving his third term on the Executive Committee of the Rabbinical Council of America and also serves as the Director of the Halacha Commission of the Rabbinical Alliance of America. He serves on the Editorial Board of Jewish Action magazineand the Board of OU Press. He has published four English books, the most recent titled Search Engine volume 2: Finding Meaning in Jewish Texts -- Jewish Leadership, and served as the American editor for Morasha Kehillat Yaakov: Essays in Honour of Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks.


  1. ברוך דיין אמת.

  2. Baruch Dayan Emes

  3. Michael Rogovin

    ברוך דיין אמת

  4. ברוך דיין האמת

    (p.s. you guys don’t really believe there’s more than one “true judge”, do you?)

  5. R’ Shlomo,
    Yi’yasher kochakha; your point is well taken. In deference to the previous distinguished commentors, with your kind permission I would reformulate your comment as follows:

    ברוך דיין האמת

    (p.s. I am adding the letter “hay” in “ha’emet”, to reflect the reality that there is only one true Judge, HKB”H)

  6. Young Israel of Ave. J

    Mourns the loss of our
    Mara Da’Asrah
    Rabbi Dr. Aaron Levine Z”L

    Shiva will be observed at the Levine residence

    957 East 19th Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11230

    Maariv Motza’ei Yom Tov: 8:40 PM
    Shacharis: Wednesday and Friday 6:55 AM
    Thursday and Monday 6:45 AM
    Sunday 8:00 AM

    Mincha and Marriv: 7:35 PM

    Maariv Motza’ei Shabbos: 8:45 PM

    By the family’s request,
    The family will be available during the following hours:

    Wednesday, April 27 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Thursday, April 28 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Friday, April 29 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Sunday, May 1 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

    May the Almighty console the mourners together with the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

  7. Baruch Dayan HaEmet.

    you dont need to be so exact. You know what they mean

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