Rabbi Shalom Leib Lerman, 87, AH

Rabbi Shalom Leib Lerman, a senior Chabad Chossid in Bnei Brak and brother of Menachem Lerman of Crown Heights, passed away on Monday, 9 Teves, 5783.

Rabbi Shalom Leib Lerman, a senior Chabad Chossid in Bnei Brak, Eretz Yisroel passed away on Monday, 9 Teves, 5783.

He was 87 years old.

Born in Eretz Yisroel, Reb Shalom Leib was the son of the chossid Reb Chaim Ber Lerman who was born in Lubavitch and was a star talmid there. He merited to accompany the Frierdiker Rebbe on his travels in Eretz Yisroel in 5687.

He merited to receive an abundance of letters and advice from the Rebbestarting in 5716, and he would proclaim a yomtov on the day he received a letter from the Rebbe.

He is survived by his wife Shoshana and children: Benzion Lerman of Nachla, and Mrs. Pesia Cohen of Bnei Brak.

He is also survived by his siblings Mrs. Eta Cohen – Boro Park, Mrs. Miriam Friedman – Ashdod, Menachem Lerman – Crown Heights, and Yosef Lerman – Yerushalayim.

He was predeceased by his brother Reb Tzvi Abba Lerman of Crown Heights in 5780.

The Levaya will take place on Tuesday in Eretz Yisroel.

Shiva information to be announced.

Boruch Dayan Haemes

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