YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Rav Yaakov Leshinsky Z”L, one of the last Talmidim of Hagon HaRav Elchonon Wasserman HY”D in Baranovitch, an “Alter Mirrer” – having learned in the Mir Yeshiva in Poland, and of Hagon HaRav Shlomo Heiman ZATZAL in Yeshiva Torah Vodaas.
R’ Yaakov was a Talmid Chacham of note, a tremendous Baal Chesed, and a very respected figure in the Bait Vegan neighborhood in Yerushalayim. He was 90 years old.
He leaves behind many children and grandchildren all following in his ways.
He was the brother of the late Rebbitzen Kreiser A”H (wife of Hagon HaRav Aaron Kreiser ZATZAL), and YB”LCT the brother of Rebbitzen Brudny (wife of Hagon HaRav Shmuel Brudny ZATZAL, Rosh Yeshiva in Mirrer Yeshiva), and brother of HaRav Yeruchim Leshinsky Shlita, longtime R”M in Mirrer Yeshiva, and Mora D’asra in Flatbush,
The Levaya is scheduled for 9:00PM in Yeshivas Mir Yerushalayim.
Rebbitzen Brudny, and Reb Yeruchim Leshinsky will be sitting Shiva in New York at the home of Rebbitzen Brudny, 1752 East 18th Street, between Quentin Road and Avenue R. Hours: 11am -9pm.
Boruch Dayan Emmes…