YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Rabbi Yechezkel Besser ZATZAL, the Rov of Congregation Bnei Yisroel Chaim in Manhattan.
Rabbi Besser was also a Chaver HaNesius of Agudath Israel of America, member of the Vaad Hapoel Haolami of Agudath Israel World Organization, founding Chairman of the Daf Yomi Commission and longstanding askan par excellence.
Rabbi Besser’s levaya will take place tonight (Tuesday), 6:45PM, at the Shomrei Hachomos Chapel in Brooklyn, 43rd Street and Fort Hamilton Parkway. From there, the aron will be taken to Eretz Yisroel. The levaya is scheduled to be held at Shamgar in Yerushalayim at 6:30 pm on Wednesday evening, followed by kevurah on Har Hamenuchos.
Shiva will be held at 118 Riverside Drive Apt. #2B (corner 84th Street) in Manhattan until Tuesday morning 2 Adar/February 16.
Reb Shlomo Besser will accompany the aron to Eretz Yisroel and sit shivah there all day Thursday at his daughters home, Greenberger family, Rechov Druk 40, in Yerushalayim, returning to New York on Friday morning.
Boruch Dayam Emmes…