Brooklyn, NY – Large Crowds Expected At Isru Chag Funeral Of Rabbi Avraham Yosef Rosenblum


    Rabbi Yosef Rosenblum, zt”l. (JDN)Brooklyn, NY – A prominent Borough Park rosh yeshiva and a highly respected luminary of the Torah world, Rabbi Avraham Yosef Rosenblum, passed away on the last day of Pesach at Maimonides Hospital after a lengthy illness at age 90.

    Rabbi Rosenblum was born in Belgium and was one of the original students of Rav Aharon Leib Shteinman.

    A son in law of Rabbi Yehuda Davis, he founded Yeshiva Shaarei Yosher together with Rabbi Yitzchok Dovid Koppelman, the Rosh Yeshiva of Luzerne.

    As previously reported in VIN News (, the yeshiva was named after the well known sefer by the same name written by Rav Shimon Shkop and was originally located in Williamsburg before relocating to Borough Park.

    Rabbi Rosenblum served as the rosh yeshiva at Yeshiva Shaarei Yosher for more than 50 years.

    Rabbi Rosenblum’s funeral will take place at the yeshiva, 4102 16th Avenue, at 10 AM Wednesday morning, followed by burial in Monsey.

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    1. Rabbi Kopelman funded the yeshiva שערי יושר by himself Rabbi Rosenblum was a מגיד שיעור in the yeshiva when Rabbi Kopelman left to Switzerland to yeshiva luzerrn he gave over the yeshiva to Rabbi fiega he was the משגיח in the yeshiva so please have the record straight.

    2. Rav Rosenblum was renowned for having an open door for anyone with a problem, he would listen attentively to every detail and give advice. Yeshiva students and kollel yungerleit considered him one of the wisest advisors in professional matters and he guided vast numbers of rebbeim. As a guide and instructor to charitable organizations he oversaw millions of dollars in funding for the needy and indigent. His encouragement helped many bnei Torah, and his smile and warmth were legendary.

    3. To have the record straight Rav Rosenblum was a Talmud of Rav Aharon Kotler.
      Rav Aharon ones said “Who has talmidim like ours?” and he began listing off his best talmidim. “The first name he mentioned was Rav Yosef Rosenblum.

    4. Not only was Horav Yosef Rosenblum ZT”L a genius in Torah knowledge, but his sensitivity in matters of daily life was exemplary. He was one of those capable of giving advice in so many areas of life, and he did so graciously. he was aware of the extent of his insight and experience, and deferred to experts in other fields readily, supporting them and encouraging them. Replacing Horav Rosenblum will be difficult, and his loss will be felt by so many. May HKB”H comfort and console us in this loss for Klal Yisroel.


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