Rabbi Elish Bochner, a businessman known for his generosity and breadth of knowledge, passed away on April 11, the Shabbat during Passover, after contracting COVID-19.

As a young man, Bochner caught the attention of Rabbi Shimon Nosson Nota Biderman—the Rebbe of the Lelov Chassidic dynasty—and eventually married his daughter.

In his lifetime, he became a highly respected member of the wider Chassidic community of Brooklyn, N.Y.

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