With sadness we inform you of the untimely passing of Rabbi Avrohom Boruch Junik OBM, a resident of Crown Heights. He was 60 years old.
The nifter is the son of Rabbi Dov Ber Junik OBM , the legendary Chossid and meshamas bakodesh who merited to many kiruvim from the Rebbe and the Rebbetzin.
He was known as a “living encyclopedia” of Jewish history who loved learning and discussing Halacha. He had Smicha in Dayanus.
Many years ago he was involved in helping index the many sforim and manuscripts in the Rebbe’s library.
“He was devoted to his family” said a relative, “there was a special warmth to him, his enjoyment of learning and knowledge of Chabad customs was immense.”
He is survived by -yibodlu l'chaim tovim - his wife Mrs. Cipi (nee Lasky), and their children Rabbi Eliyahu Junik (Burlington, Vermont) Chana, Sarale Cohen (Crown Heights), Levi and Goldie.
He is also survived by his mother Mrs. Fruma Junik (nee Pewzner) and siblings R’ Yosef Yitzchok Junik (Crown Heights), Mrs. Nechama Itkin (Pittsburgh, PA), R’ Shamshon Junik (Crown Heights), R’ Meir Shlomo Junik (Crown Heights), Rabbi Menachem Junik (England) R’ Dovid Junik (Crown Heights) and Mrs. Chana Spielman (Crown Heights).
Levaye schedule to be announced
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