Boruch Dayan Emmes


Double Tragedy in Beit Shemesh And Yerushalayim Thursday Morning - Two Children R"L Died in their Sleep

Double Tragedy in Beit Shemesh And Yerushalayim Thursday Morning - Two Children R
Tragedy struck both Beit Shemesh and Yerushalayim on Thursday morning 7 Menachem Av as two chareidi children died in their homes, apparently in their sleep. The first case occurred in an apartment on Neria HaNavi Street in Beit Shemesh when the parents of a 10-year-old boy entered his room and realized the child was not responding to efforts to wake him. Ichud Hatzalah arrived and CPR was implemented along with paramedics arriving and performing advanced life support measures. The child was ...
(1 opinions  |   July 23 )

Levaya of Mekubal HaRav Eliyahu Leon Levy ZTL

Levaya of Mekubal HaRav Eliyahu Leon Levy ZTL
Baruch Dayan Emmes: Mekubal HaRav Eliyahu Leon Levy ZT”L (Baba Leon) was niftar on Monday morning 3 Menachem Av in Mayanei HaYeshua Hospital in Bnei Brak at the age of 75. The levaya is set for 4:00PM, beginning at Yeshivas Tikunei Eliyahu in Bnei Brak. Baba Leon was a well-known mekubal in Bnei Brak. He was hospitalized during recent weeks and his condition continued to deteriorate. The rav and his talmidim during a period of 45 years would arrive at the Kosel on motzei Shabbos to ...
(1 opinions  |   July 20 )

Boruch Dayan HaEmmes: Petira Of Rebbitzen Rishel Kotler A"H [UPDATED]

Boruch Dayan HaEmmes: Petira Of Rebbitzen Rishel Kotler A
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Rebbitzen Rishel Kotler, wife of HaRav Shneur Kotler ZATZAL, Rosh Yeshiva of Beth Medrash Govoah. Lakewood Hatzolah was rushed to her home on Friday night after she became unconscious, and passed away shortly after. She was in her low 90's. Her children are, HaRav Aryeh Malkiel Kotler, Rosh Yeshiva of BMG; Reb Aron Kotler, CEO of BMG; Rav Shraga Kotler, Rav Isser Zalman Kotler; Rebbetzin Sarah Yehudis Schustal, wife of HaRav Dovid Schustal, Rosh ...
(14 opinions  |   July 18 )

President Reuven Rivlin's Sister is Niftar

President Reuven Rivlin's Sister is Niftar
Mrs. Ester (Etti) Herling Binyamin, sister of President Reuven Rivlin was niftar on Monday, 26 Tammuz at the age of 84. President Rivlin spoke of his sister and said, “My big sister Etti was for me a mentor by my mother’s side throughout my childhood in Jerusalem. I will greatly miss her, and the memory of her strong personality will stay with me always.” The late Etti Herling Binyamin was the President’s half-sister, daughter of Rachel Rivlin, and Yehoshua Binyamin who passed ...
(Add your opinion  |   July 13 )

Levaya of HaRav Moshe Feigelstock ZATZAL, Rosh Yeshiva And Founder Of Yeshiva Tiferes Elimelech In Boro Park

Levaya of HaRav Moshe Feigelstock ZATZAL, Rosh Yeshiva And Founder Of Yeshiva Tiferes Elimelech In Boro Park
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of HaRav Moshe Feigelstock ZT"L, founder and Rosh HaYeshiva of Yeshiva Tiferes Elimelech in Boro Park. The Rosh Yeshivah ZATZAL, brother to Harav Yitzchok of Long Beach Yeshivah SHlita, and grandson of the Chasam Sofer, has thousands of Talmidim around the world. He was in his nineties. He reportedly felt ill yesterday, and was found unresponsive at his home this morning, TLS is reporting. The Levaya will be held today, Wednesday, at 4:00PM in ...
(8 opinions  |   July 08 )

Baruch Dayan HaEmmes: Seretz Vishnitz Rebbe ZATZAL [UPDATED]

Baruch Dayan HaEmmes: Seretz Vishnitz Rebbe ZATZAL [UPDATED]
The Seretz Vishnitz Rebbe, HaGaon HaRav Eliezer Hager ZT”L was niftar a short time ago. Zaka released a statement of aveilus to the media shortly after the rebbe’s petira. There were reports earlier that CPR was being performed on the rebbe. There are no additional details at this time. The rebbe has been in and out of the hospital for various issues during the past year. The Levaya will be held on Wednesday morning at the Seret Vishnitz Bais Medrash in Haifa, and then proceed to Bnei ...
(3 opinions  |   July 07 )

Baruch Dayan Emmes: Mekubal HaRav David Kaduri ZATZAL [UPDATED]

Baruch Dayan Emmes: Mekubal HaRav David Kaduri ZATZAL [UPDATED]
Baruch Dayan Emmes: Mekubal HaRav David Kaduri ZT”L was niftar a short time ago in Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Yerushalayim. Rav Kaduri was the son of the leading mekubal in Eretz Yisrael Rav Yitzchak Kaduri ZT”L. After the petira of his father Rishon L’Tzion HaGaon HaRav Mordechai Eliyahu ZT”L and HaGaon HaRav Moshe Shlomo Amar Shlita appointed him to fill his father’s role. The niftar headed Yeshivat Nachlat Yitzhak for mekubalim located in the Bucharim neighborhood of ...
(1 opinions  |   July 07 )

Levaya Of The Bluzhever Rebbe ZATZAL

Levaya Of The Bluzhever Rebbe ZATZAL
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of the Bluzhever Rebbe, HaRav Tzvi Yehuda Shapiro ZATZAL. The Rebbe was R"L battling a disease for the past two years until his Petira on Friday morning. He was 79-years-old. The Levaya will be at 2:00PM on Erev Shabbos, at the Bluzhever Bais Medrash located at 1431 58th Street. The Levaya will be going to Eretz Yisroel on Motzei Shabbos for the Kevura. Boruch Dayan HaEmmes... [PHOTOS BY JDN IN EXTENDED ARTICLE]
(2 opinions  |   July 03 )

Petira Of Terror Shooting Victim Malachi Moshe Rosenfeld

Petira Of Terror Shooting Victim Malachi Moshe Rosenfeld
Malachi Moshe Rosenfeld, who was seriously wounded at a drive-by shooting attack on Monday night, has R"L succumbed to his wounds at the Shaare Tzedek Medical Center in Jerusalem. He was 25-years-old. According to information released, it appears that the vehicle he was travelling in was ambushed by a passing vehicle with Palestinian plates on the Alon Road near Shvut Rachel at around 11:00PM Monday night. His three friends, with him in the car, were also wounded in the ...
(2 opinions  |   June 30 )

Petira Of Longtime Williamsburg Hatzolah Member R' Chaim Yaakov Zupnick Z"L

Petira Of Longtime Williamsburg Hatzolah Member R' Chaim Yaakov Zupnick Z
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of R' Chaim Yaakov Zupnick Z"L. R' Chaim Yaakov was a longtime member of Williamsburg Hatzolah - also known by his Hatzolah Unit number "W34" - and a well-known Baal Chesed in the Williamsburg community. He was Niftar this morning after an illness. The Levaya will take place at 4:00PM in front of the Nitra Shul located at 161 Rodney Street. Boruch Dayan HaEmmes...
(Add your opinion  |   June 30 )

Rav Yekutiel Rapp, Long-Time Educator R"L Killed In Car Accident In Crown Heights

Rav Yekutiel Rapp, Long-Time Educator R
[Via COL] Rabbi Yekutiel Rapp, a long-time educator, and one of the most spirited activists to the safety and security of Israel, was killed in a fatal car accident on Monday, 12 Tammuz 5775. He was 66. He was standing with his wife on Empire Boulevard, near his home on Balfour Place in Crown Heights, when a livery cab driver drove into Rabbi Rapp. He was rushed to the Kings County Hospital Center in East Flatbush but passed away on the way from cardiac arrest. He was born on 9 Av ...
(6 opinions  |   June 30 )

BDE: HaRav Shmuel Meir Gelber ZATZAL

BDE: HaRav Shmuel Meir Gelber ZATZAL
Baruch Dayan HaEmmes: Rav Shmuel Meir Gelber z”l, one of the prominent talmidim of HaGaon HaRav Shmuel Halevy Wosner ZT”L was niftar in Bnei Brak during the night (Thursday to Friday) of 2 Tammuz. He began studying together with the late posek hador at the age of 10 and throughout the years the connection between them increased as Rav Gelber became an integral aspect of the late Gadol Hador’s life. The niftar arrived in Eretz Yisrael after the Holocaust together with his rebitzen and ...
(2 opinions  |   June 19 )

Tragedy in Yerushalayim: 44-Year-Old Avreich is Suddenly Niftar

Tragedy in Yerushalayim: 44-Year-Old Avreich is Suddenly Niftar
Avreich R’ Gil Arieli z”l, in his 40s, was niftar on Tuesday morning 22 Sivan. The niftar lived in the Ramat Eshkol neighborhood of the capital and was a member of the Ateres Shlomo Kollel. EMS units were summoned to Ramat Eshkol after the avreich complained of chest pain at about 5:30 Tuesday morning. His condition deteriorated rapidly. EMS personnel began life-saving efforts after he went into cardiac arrest. At some point the physician present pronounced him dead on the scene. The ...
(2 opinions  |   June 09 )

TRAGEDY IN MANCHESTER: Person Killed After Car Explodes In Prestwich

TRAGEDY IN MANCHESTER: Person Killed After Car Explodes In Prestwich
A person was R"L killed on Thursday, after the vehicle they were in exploded into a fireball in the Prestwich area of Manchester. According to local reports, the vehicle was on Castle Hill Road when it exploded on Castle Hill Road near Bury Old Road. Emergency personnel rushed to the scene after receiving multiple calls reporting the vehicle on fire. Police release released a statement sa short while ago confirming they were called to Castle Hill Road just after 3:00PM. A ...
(6 opinions  |   June 04 )

Petira Of Oldest Son of Vishnitz Rebbe of Monsey - HaRav Pinchas Shalom Hager ZATZAL

Petira Of Oldest Son of Vishnitz Rebbe of Monsey - HaRav Pinchas Shalom Hager ZATZAL
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of HaRav Pinchas Shalom Hager ZATZAL, the oldest son of the Vishnitz Rebbe of Monsey Shlita. He was 67 years old. Rav Pinchas Shalom served as the Rov of the Vishnitz Monsey Kehilla in Boro Park, and ran the Kollelim, Yeshivos, and girls schools. He served as the Mesader Kedushin for just about every Vishnitzer Chasunah, and was deeply involved in the lives of the Mishpachos of the Vishnitz Monsey Kehilla. Last month Rav Pinchas Shalom went to Mount ...
(3 opinions  |   June 04 )

Tragedy: Yeshiva Bochur Drowns In Beit Zayit

Tragedy: Yeshiva Bochur Drowns In Beit Zayit
After a number of hours of searching, the body of a talmid yeshiva who was swimming in Beit Zayit was recovered. A large police force accompanied by the IAF’s elite 669 Airborne search & rescue, fire department, Magen David Adom, Zaka and Ichud Hatzalah were involved the search for the talmid. A friend told authorities that he went swimming and he feared that he drowned in the muddy area. The search went on for a number of hours and then the lifeless body was R"L found. Ichud ...
(1 opinions  |   May 28 )

Australia: Jewish Doctor, Father Of Four Struck And Killed By Truck While Biking

Australia: Jewish Doctor, Father Of Four Struck And Killed By Truck While Biking
A father-of-four was R"L killed while cycling in Sydney’s eastern suburbs early Thursday morning, AJN reports. Henri Sueke Z"L, a doctor who had recently arrived to Australia from the UK with his young family, died after a collision involving a truck at Rose Bay. He was 36. AJN reports that at around 7:45AM local time, emergency services were called to New South Head Road where Dr Sueke was trapped under the vehicle’s trailer near the intersection of Kent Road. NSW Ambulance ...
(1 opinions  |   May 28 )