Levaya: Moshe Dovid (George) Davidsohn

Saturday, October 17, 2015
Moshe Duvid (George) Davidsohn Niftar
by The Friedlander Group

On Erev Shabbos, Parashas Noah, Moshe Duvid (George) Davidsohn was niftar at the age of 79 after his suffered a stroke several years ago. The levaya took plave Motzei Shabbos kodesh, Parashas Noach, in Shomrei Hachomos chapels in Boro Park.

Moshe Duvid (George) Davidsohn was born in Montevideo to a Jewish family originating from Transylvania; when he was ten, the family moved to New York City where his father worked as a diplomatic consul. At 14, Davidsohn started his career on Wall Street as an IBM punched-card clerk, while attending high school at night. He attended Brooklyn College and the New York Institute of Finance.

He started his professional carreer on Wall Street at Dean Witter. Later on, he founded his own company Davidsohn Computer Services.

For many decades, as his company was thriving, Mr. Davidsohn was known as a baal tzdakah, contributing to many diverse causes. He was respected in many different communities, most notable Chabad. Mr. Davidsohn was a mispallel in the Bais Medrash of the Liska Rebbe Shlita in Boro Park for many years. Liska Rebbe delivered a hesped at the levaya, pointing out Mr. Davidsohn's commitment to hiring heimishe yingeleit when it wasn't fashionable.

Hespedim were delivered by Liska Rebbe, Rav Tzvi Hersh Friedlander Shlita, Rav Yaakov Leifer, Rav Yehoshua Balkany, Dean Bais Yaakov of Midwood, Mr. Davidsohn's son Yossi Davidsohn. Emotional heartfelt Kel Malleh was delivered by the famous
Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot.Tehillim was recited by Rabbi Sholom Duchman, Director of Colel Chabad.
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