With great sadness we inform you of the passing of Rabbi Shlomo Schwartz (Schwartzie), OB”M, a well-known and beloved rabbi and activist of Jewish outreach whose circle of influence expanded well beyond his California base. He was 71 years old.
Rabbi Schwartzie has lectured at Chabad centers and Jewish communities throughout the United States as well as Canada and Israel.
He is survived by his wife, Olivia, and children: Chana – Los Angeles, CA; Shalom Yishaya – Crown Heights; Rivka Sara Chein – Crown Heights; Mayshe Schwartz – Brookline, MA; Hindel Swerdlov – Yerushalayim, Israel; Mendel Schwartz – Los Angeles, CA; Nechama Dina Schallman – Los Angeles, CA; Yosef Schwartz – Miami, FL; Aura Rosenblatt – Los Angeles, CA; Shmuel Asher Schwartz – Los Angeles, CA; Berry Schwartz – Crown Heights; and Cobi Schwartz – Los Angeles, CA.
Boruch Dayan Ha’Emes
V’heikitzu v’ranenu shochnei ofor, v’hu b’sochom, miyad mamosh!