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Prominent Rabbi in Jewish Nashville Community Dies

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Rabbi Zalman I. Posner, a religious leader in the Nashville Jewish community, died at the age of 87, according to Chabad.org.

Posner was described as a profound and prolific translator and an author of popular Jewish works.

He is said to have been a pioneer of Jewish outreach on a national and international scale.

A funeral will take place in New York on Friday morning, passing by Chabad-Lubavitch World headquarters at 770 Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights at about 10:45 a.m.

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