The news is spreading quickly in Eretz Yisrael on Thursday evening of the petira of HaMekubal Rav Yisrael Eliyahu Weintraub ZT”L, who was niftar in Bnei Brak’s Maynei HaYeshua Hospital.
The Rav was viewed as among the senior mekubalim of the last generation, known as a talmid muvhak of Maran HaGaon HaRav Eliezer Menachem Mann Shach ZT”L.
The Rav’s condition deteriorated recently and he underwent a difficult and complicated surgical procedure in Tel Hashomer Hospital after which he was transported to Maynei HaYeshua.
The Levaya is scheduled to leave Bnei Brak’s Lederman Shul on erev shabbos at 10:00am.
(Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel)