Rabbi Noah Weinberg, of blessed memory
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Rabbi Noah Weinberg, of blessed memory

Rabbi Noah Weinberg, of blessed memory

We write these words with great sadness and disbelief.

by aish.com

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We write these words with great sadness and disbelief -- our beloved Rosh Yeshiva, HaRav Yisrael Noach ben Yitzchak Mattisyahu Weinberg – passed away this morning, Feb 5/ Shevat 11.

The funeral will be today at 1:30 pm, at the Ahavas Torah Shul in Kiryat Zanz, Jerusalem, and will proceed from there to Har Menuchos.

Words at this time feel wholly inadequate to describe the greatness of Rabbi Weinberg, of blessed memory. The shock is too great and the pain too fresh, but the situation demands a few words, and over the next week a more fitting tribute will be created.

Rabbi Weinberg was a Jewish leader and visionary par excellence. Every fiber of his being was animated by the reality of the Almighty and the truth of Torah. He lived with the awareness of God -- His infinite love and awesomeness -- and the power of Torah to instruct us on how to live a most meaningful life.

Rabbi Weinberg passionately believed in the greatness of every human being, because God Himself testified to the inherent greatness in every human being.

Rabbi Weinberg exuded love and concern for every Jew, and was a beloved father to thousands.

Rabbi Weinberg dedicated his life to bringing a renaissance within Jewish people, to reach out to every Jew and reconnect him to the depth and meaning of our heritage. The Jewish people are meant to be a light unto nations; Rabbi Weinberg undertook the task to galvanize the Jewish people and inspire us to live up to our mission and be Kiddush Hashem – to sanctify God's Name in this world.

"The hidden things are for Hashem, our God, but the revealed things are for us and our children forever, to carry out all the words of this Torah" (Deut. 29:28). Rabbi Weinberg lived with the reality that the all the revealed things are our responsibility. If masses of Jews are assimilating, it's our responsibility to bring each and every one back. If there is a threat to the Jewish Nation or to the Western world, it cannot be ignored. We must meet the challenges facing us head on and do whatever we can to remedy the situation.

Rabbi Weinberg was fighting the battles of the Jewish people until his last day. Today we are orphans.

Send your condolences and memories of our beloved Rosh Yeshiva in the comment section below.

Published: February 4, 2009


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Visitor Comments: 678

(678) vernon leininger, January 13, 2014 10:43 PM

the sadness I feel when I learned of rabbi weinberg,s death is beyond words. I feel a great loss!

(677) Leona, February 14, 2010 10:29 PM

May Hashem console the family and all of Klal Yisrael. We were all blessed by living in the same age as this Gadol Hador

(676) J. Taylor, July 14, 2009 5:12 AM

Thank you Rabbi Weinberg

I am a Catholic. I had been trying to understand for a few months now why some of my prayers had gone unanswered. I came across Rabibi Weinberg's article "How To Get Your Prayers Answered". I read it and was floored. I could relate to EVERYTHING he wrote about in his article. I was so excited that when my husband came home from work I read it to him. I then did a little research as to the difference of judaism and christianity. We're actually quite similar in religion. But at the end of the day it boils down to this - I pray that God guides me and my family to live our lives in such a way that we will join him in heaven. Rabbi Weinberg has changed the way I pray; I'm so grateful to this meeting of happenstance.

(675) Shimon Ortiz, May 21, 2009 7:01 PM

An Eternal Thank you!

I want to express my condolences to the weinberg family and to say an eternal thank you to Rabbi Weinberg for everything he has done for Jews like me and many more. We will miss you here but we shall all be together again when Mashiach comes.

(674) Kathleen, May 19, 2009 10:49 AM

My heart grieves for Israel

A great man has passed on to eternity. May all of Israel be comforted and blessed by his teachings. May Israel prosper and remain faithful to the oracles of the L-RD. Blessings, love, stregnth, comfort, and victory to all Jews the world over, and hundred-fold so in Israel.

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