Rabbi Norman Weitzner, who for 17 years headed the CU Hillel Foundation in Boulder, passed away Jan. 11, 2014 in Highland Park, NJ. Funeral services, with Rabbi Hillel David and Rabbi Eliyahu Kaufman providing eulogies, took place Jan. 12 at Congregation Ohav Emeth. Burial took place at Washington Cemetery in Deans, NJ.
Rabbi Weitzner was born in Malden, Mass. in 1935 and moved to New York’s Lower East Side when he was five years old. He studied at Yeshiva Rabbi Jacob Joseph, and was named valedictorian at both his elementary and high school graduations.