It is with great sadness that reports the petirah of Rabbi Yaakov Rajchenbach zt”l following an illness.

Reb Yaakov, who resided in Chicago, Illinois, was one of the noted machzikei Torah of the Olam HaTorah, a noted baal chesed who was involved in torchei tzibbur for decades.

Humble, self-effacing, with a heart the encompassed all of Klal Yisroel, Reb Yaakov was a one-of-a-kind mokir rabbononmachzik Torah, and baal chesed. His petirah is a tremendous loss for the greater Torah world and leaves a gaping void in the hearts of all who knew him.

Reb Yaakov humbly agreed to serve on various boards of mosdos haTorah v’hachesed in order to help in any way he could. He was an executive board member of Torah Umesorah and chairman of the executive committee of Telshe Yeshiva of Chicago.... Read More: MATZAV