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Velvel Kesselman, 91, a Devoted Chassid in Stalin’s USSR and Kfar Chabad, Israel
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He relished the opportunity to share Judaism with others in his signature unobtrusive style
Rabbi Avraham Tzvi Landa, 100, Last Survivor of Chabad Yeshivah in Shanghai
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He was blessed by the Sixth Rebbe for a long life within the tent of Torah
Izzy Young, 90, Beatnik Kingmaker and ‘Minyan Man’
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From the Bronx to Greenwich Village to Stockholm, he ‘always had time for a mitzvah’
Rabbi Mendel Baumgarten, 92, Dedicated Teacher of Torah
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Volunteer head of Crown Heights congregation influenced thousands
Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, 67, ‘A Warm Heart’ Who Supported Jewish Causes Worldwide
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Provided $1.5 billion for programs helping Jews in 50 countries
Rabbi Yonah Avtzon, 61, Prolific Publisher and Legendary Matchmaker
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He made diverse and advanced Torah subjects accessible in English to millions
George H.W. Bush, 94, Presided Over ‘Age of Miracles and Wonders’
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Corresponded with the Rebbe at a pivotal stage in modern history.
Rabbi Levi Hezkia, 74, Touched the Lives of Thousands in Italy
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A well-known and appreciated scribe, mentor and prolific ritual circumciser
Rebbetzin Chaya Zelda (Clara) Kramer, 89, a Gracious Bastion of Kindness
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She left her mark on generations of Jewish Montrealers
Rabbi Mendel Sasonkin, 54, Chabad Emissary to Ohio
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Beloved leader of Akron Jewish community
Rabbi Shmuel Fogelman, 88, Principal and Teacher
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Known for his unending belief in the potential of each child
Milton Kramer, 99, a Third-Generation Pillar of Chabad in America
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Kramer’s grandfather, father and uncles played vital roles in helping Chabad take root in America and in rescuing the sixth Rebbe from Russians and Nazis
Danny Green, 46, Inspired San Diego Friendship Circle
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Born with a rare Down Syndrome-like condition, grew to model positivity and inclusion
Mrs. Devorah Groner, 92, Pioneering Australian Jewish Leader
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Early educator in the United States and longtime emissary of the Rebbe to Melbourne
Rabbi Sholem Dov Ber Gutnick, 94, Leading Rabbi in Australia
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A gifted scholar, halachic authority, orator and administrator
Dr. Yehoshua (Evsey) Neymotin, 75, Continued Family’s Chabad Soviet Legacy
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His family aided the Rebbe’s parents during their exile
Zalmy Plotkin, 14, Son of Ontario Emissaries
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Alessa Wircberg, 66, a Quiet Bastion of Kindness and Chassidic Warmth
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An open home and heart for those rediscovering Judaism
Esther Bukiet, 92, Chassidic Matriarch
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She raised a large family while supporting her husband in many leadership roles
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