Rabbi Moshe Yehuda Gubitz passed away on April 2 from complications due to COVID-19.

He grew up in Neuheisel, in pre-war Hungary, as a dedicated student of Rabbi Yosef Greenwald, the Pupa Rebbe.

As Europe burned during World War II, Gubitz survived the Holocaust and escaped to the United States, where he rebuilt his family, remaining true to his Chassidic roots.

Gubitch was a fixture in the Satmar study hall in Brooklyn, N.Y.

He was known as a tremendous scholar and shared regular Torah learning sessions with Rabbi Romi Cohn before they both succumbed to the coronavirus.

He leaves behind a large family.

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