Rabbi Yitzchak Warman was born in Israel in 1927 into a family of Talmudic scholars before moving to France at a young age. He passed away on March 30 as a result of complications due to COVID-19.

After surviving World War II in the war-ravaged country, he arrived with his parents in the United States, where he went on to attend academies of higher Torah learning and became an accountant.

At the age of 52, together with his wife, he founded Womens’ League (Nshei Ahavas Chessed), an organization among the first to house and care for developmentally delayed and special-needs adults in group homes, leaving his job after several years to work at his life’s mission full-time.

An injury in recent years forced Warman to retire, where he returned to his other passion, spending most of his days learning Torah.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years and their nine children.

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