Jewish Journal

David Landau and Julie Wiener

  • Rabbi Eliezer Shach, Religious Giant, Dies

    November 8, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    "We won't be seeing his likes again" is the kind of elegaic hyperbole one so often hears at funerals and reads in obituaries. Rarely is it a literal truth.

    In the case of Rabbi Eliezer Menachem Shach, who died early last Friday and was buried the same day in Bnei Brak -- his age...