By Anash.org staff
R’ Efraim DovBer Majeski, a scion of a famed Lubavitcher family, passed away on Sunday evening, 26 Nissan.
He was 74 years old.
Reb Efraim was the eldest child born to Reb Yakov Yehuda and Chaya Majeski. Reb Yakov Yehuda was the menahel of Bais Rivka in Crown Heights for some time until his premature passing in 5733/1973. Yakov Yehuda was a Polish bachur from Shedlitz who traveled to be a talmid of the Baranovitcher Yeshiva under Rav Elchonon Wasserman, HY”D. He then escaped the Nazis and joined the Lubavitcher Chassidim in Samarkand.
Reb Yakov Yehuda later married Chaya, daughter of the famed chossid Reb Yisroel Noach (“hagadol”) Belinitzky, to whom he had become very close in Samarkand.
R’ Efraim DovBer was born in Samarkand and was named after the father of his zeide Reb Yisroel Noach.
R’ Efraim was a talmid of the Lubavitcher Yeshivos who maintained a close connection to Lubavitch and the Rebbe.
He is survived by his wife Sara Mirel Majeski (nee’ Rosenfeld) and children: Rabbi Yaakov Yehuda – Baltimore, MD; Moshe Tzvi Hirsh, Rabbi Yisroel Noach Majeski – Los Angeles, California; Elchonon Shmuel, and Yisachar Gershon.
He is also survived by his siblings Rabbi Shlomo Majeski – Crown Heights; Rabbi Chaim Majeski – Crown Heights; Mrs. Chana Lipskier – Crown Heights; Mrs. Yocheved Lipskier – Crown Heights; Mrs. Devorah Munitz – Buffalo, NY.
Baruch Dayan Ha’Emes.