November 7, 2020
Rabbi Joel Kolko, one of NYC’s most notorious accused pedophiles, has reportedly died of COVID-19 while in Israel, sources told The Post.
Kolko, 74, was visiting the country for recent holidays and fell ill with the coronavirus, they said.
“I heard that he was sick. He was on a ventilator,” said Avi Moskowitz, a lawyer for a Brooklyn school where Kolko worked with children, Yeshiva Torah Temimah on Ocean Parkway.
A notice for a Zoom memorial service announced, “We regret to inform you of the passing of Rabbi Yehuda