R’ Yoel Blumenthal z”l


It is with great sadness that Matzav.com reports the passing of R’ Yoel Blumenthal z”l of Lakewood. He was 42.

R’ Yoel, an alumnus of Mesivta of Long Beach and a member of the Board of Directors of the yeshiva, was an outstanding ben Torah and baal chesed whose passing has plunged family and friends into mourning.

R’ Yoel is survived by his wife, Gili, and twelve children.

The levaya will be held on Sunday, 3 Teves/January 1, at Mesivta Shaar Hatalmud, located at 1951 New Central Avenue in Lakewood, at 10:30 a.m. Kevurah will follow at the East 7th Street bais hachaim in Lakewood.

Yehi zichro boruch.

This report is reposted from Erev Shabbos, when Matzav was asked to remove it until all family members were notified.


  1. BD’E
    I knew him personally. What a, tremendous loss for all of us and klal yisroel.
    May He be a true Meletz Yoshar for his Dear family and all of klal yisroel and May his dear family and all of klal yisroel see a full yeshuah and no more pain or sadness just simcha ubesuros tovos Amen
    Y-Yeray Somayim
    O-Ohev es Hamakom V’Es Habriyos
    E-Emes Hoya Bakol
    L-Lev Tov (Tahor)


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