Sudden Petirah of Reb Yitzchok (Edwin) Katzenstein Z”L

We regret to inform you of the Petirah of Reb Yitzchok (Edwin) Katzenstein Z”L, a renowed Talmid Chochom who was suddenly Niftar Friday night.

Reb Yitzchok Z”L was a longtime Mohel, and a respected member of the Washington Heights community. He was 82. He is the father of Mrs. Leah Tesser of Lakewood, and Mrs. Shuly Munk of Lakewood.

The Levaya will be taking place at 11:00 AM Sunday morning at Khal Adath Jeshuren, 90 Bennett Avenue, Washington Heights. Kevurah in Clifton, New Jersey.

Shiva will take place at 730 Fort Washington Avenue, Apartment 1B.

Baruch Dayan Ha’emes.


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  1. He was an early talmid of Rav Motel Katz and Rav Elye Meir Blotch in Telz. He did not charge money for Bris milah. Used to say you can give me a check for the yeshiva, you don’t owe me anything.

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