It is with great sadness that we report the passing of the Dzikover Rebbe, Rav Yechezkel Eliyahu Horowitz zt”l. The rebbe passed away this afternoon at Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Yerushalayim at the age of 66.
In recent years, the rebbe battled illness and endured great yissurim.
The rebbe was born in 1950. His father, Rav Yehoshua Horowitz, was a son of Rav Chaim Menachem Dovid Horowitz, the last rov of the city of Dzikov. The rebbe descended from the admorim of Vizhnitz, Ropshitz and Dzikov.
The rebbe led his bais medrash on Rechov Amos in Yerushalayim, where he learned and taught Torah. The rebbe was a great talmid chochom and continued the mesorah of his ancestors in Torah and avodah.
In recent years, the rebbe founded, together with his son, Rav Meir Horowitz, the Dzikover kehillah in Givat Ze’ev Hachadasha.
The levayah is being held today at 4:30 p.m. at the Dzikover Bais Medrash, located at Rechov Amos 11 in Yerushalayim. The levayah will then pass the Vizhnitzer Bais Medrash on Rechov Minchas Yitzchok and kevurah will follow on Har Hemunchos.
Yehi zichro boruch.
David Steger – Matzav.com Israel