BK community mourns loss of rabbi

One Brooklyn community is mourning the loss of an inspirational rabbi who is said to have touched the lives of everyone around him.

Rabbi Avner German, 85, passed away from a stroke on Sunday.

Those who knew Rabbi German describe him as a very energetic, unique and giving person.

Rabbi German served as a leader in the community for almost 40 years.

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