YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of the Rosh Yeshiva of Ohr Somayach, HaGaon HaRav Mendel Weinbach ZATZAL.
The Levayah will take place at 2:00PM, from the Yeshiva located at 22 Rechov Shimon Hatzadek to Har Hamenuchos.
Rav Mendel Weinbach was one of the fathers of the modern-day baal teshuva movement in his capacity as co-founder and Rosh Yeahiva of Ohr Somayach Institutions, a Jerusalem-based educational network for young, Jewish men. Since the yeshiva’s founding in 1970, Rabbi Weinbach has taught, mentored and advised generations of students, helping beginners develop their textual learning skills and embrace an Orthodox Jewish lifestyle. He was a father figure to thousands, and leaves behind thousands of Baalei Teshuva whom he was Mekarev.
Rav Weinbach also wrote more than a dozen Seforim and English books.
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