Satmar Leader, Accountant Mayer Rispler Passes Away


    BROOKLYN (VINnews) – A major leader of the Satmar Hasidic sect died early Friday at the age of 70.

    Mayer Zelig Rispler an accountant by trade, has long been one of the community’s most important leaders and a major donor to Satmar institutions. He has also served as a spokesperson for the community at times.

    Rispler became critically ill with COVID-19 several weeks ago, and since has been hospitalized.

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