Rabbi Eliyahu Cohen, a renowned Talmid Chochom and professor of mathematics in Montreal, Canada passed away on 5 Shevat, 5781. Levaya zoom link inside.
By Anash.org reporter
Rabbi Eliyahu Cohen, a prominent member of the Chabad community in Montreal and professor of mathematics at Concordia University passed away on 5 Shevat, 5781.
He was 79 years old.
Rabbi Cohen was a renowned Talmid Chochom who was known for always having a sefer nearby. He was constantly learning or saying Tehillim, not wanting to waste a moment of his time.
At the Rebbe’s directive, Rabbi Cohen would deliver shiurim to local yidden, he was especially gifted at explaining deep concepts in Chassidus to the uninitiated.
Rabbi Cohen also served as an Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics at Concordia University.
He is survived by his wife Mrs. Rochel Cohen, and children Rabbi Mendy Cohen – Sacramento, CA, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Cohen – Chicago, IL, Rabbi Sholom Ber Cohen – Montreal, Canada, Mrs. Nechamie Brod – Stockton, California, Mrs. Esther Teichtel – Nashville, TN, Rabbi Shmuel Cohen – Montreal, Canada, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Shiva information will be added when available.
Baruch Dayan Haemes.