Rabbi Sholem Lapidus, the dedicated director of the Toras Emes Cheider in Yerushalayim, who was seriously injured in a car accident, passed away.
Rabbi Sholem Lapidus, the dedicated director of the Toras Emes Cheder in Yerushalayim, who was seriously injured in a car accident, passed away on Wednesday, 2 Kislev, 5784.
He was 50 years old.
Rabbi Lapidus served as a mashpia in the Chabad shul in Beitar Illit and as the director of Talmud Torah Toras Emes in Yerushalayim.
Around three weeks ago, Rabbi Lapidus traveled to Germany to celebrate his son’s wedding. During the week of Sheva Brachos he was severely injured in a car accident.
He is survived by his wife Rivky and their children: Mushky Wolff – Odessa, Ukraine, Mendy, Levi, Shneur, Yossi, Miriam, Osher, Sara and Shira.
He is also survived by his parents R’ Daniel and Tova Lapidus of Crown Heights. Siblings: Mrs. Ruchy Oster – Crown Heights; Rabbi Avrumi Lapidus – Yerushalayim; Mrs. Yael Farkash – Buenos Aires, Argentina; Mrs. Shifra Heber – Long Island, NY; Mrs. Esty Halperin – Buenos Aires, Argentina; Rabbi Uri Lapidus – Mendoza, Argentina; Mrs. Shaina Cohen – Manchester, UK; and Rabbi Yossi Lapidus – Five Towns, NY.
The levaya was held today at Shamgar funeral home in Yerushalayim.
Baruch Dayan Haemes.
A fund has been established to assist the family during this difficult time. Please donate generously at www.charidy.com/Keren316