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Lazar Trachtenberg

January 29, 1946 — May 16, 2024

Wynnewood, PA

Lazar Trachtenberg

Lazar Trachtenberg passed away on May 16, 2024, ט' אייר, כ'ד בעומר. Husband of Tania Trachtenberg (née Balfour). Father of Ari (Felicia) Trachtenberg, Dalia (Andrew) Yablon and Danna (Adam) Zeiger. Grandfather of 11. Relatives and friends are invited to Funeral Services Sunday 1:45 PM precisely at GOLDSTEINS' ROSENBERG'S FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 6410 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19126. Interment to take place in Israel, ארץ הקודש. Shiva will follow in Israel and later in Boston.

Lazar, or Eliezer (Abramovich) Yaakov, was born in 1946 in Tula, Russia and grew up in Kishinev, Moldavia in the former USSR. He started his Jewish studies as a member of the underground Zionist organization in Leningrad. He was sentenced to two years' imprisonment for Zionist activities and classed as an especially dangerous state criminal at the Kishinev trial in 1971; at the same time, he was honored with the title of Prisoner of Zion in the State of Israel. He held an MS degree in control systems and a DSc in applied mathematics and computer engineering from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology. Professor Emeritus of electrical and computer engineering at Drexel University, Lazar is the author of several books on scientific approaches to Jewish thought.

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Sunday, May 19, 2024

Starts at 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

Goldsteins' Rosenberg's Funeral Directors, Inc.

6410 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19126

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