Boruch Dayan Emmes


Passing Of Well-Known Gastroenterologist At Mount Sinai Hospital Dr. Shaul Gershon (Saul G.) Agus Z"L

Passing Of Well-Known Gastroenterologist At Mount Sinai Hospital Dr. Shaul Gershon (Saul G.) Agus Z
YWN regrets to inform you of the passing of Dr. Agus who has played an integral role as a world renowned Gastroenterologist at Mount Sinai Hospital, for over 45 years. He had his private practice on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, and also practiced at ParCare Medical Center in Williamsburg.‎ Dr. Agus was a strong advocate for the JCCSG organization being a sounding board of advice, guidance, and affection, he saved countless lives, even in very difficult times when other doctors gave up and ...
(Add your opinion  |   April 23 )

Petira Of HaGaon HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein ZT"L - Leading Dati Leumi Posek, Son In Law Of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik

Petira Of HaGaon HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein ZT
Baruch Dayan HaEmmes: HaGaon HaRav Dr. Aharon Lichtenstein ZT”L was niftar at the age of 81. The levaya will be held on Tuesday, 2 Iyar to permit family members to arrive in Eretz Yisrael. The rav was a leading authority in the dati leumi community around the world. While he was born in France, he was raised in the United States. He was a talmid of both HaRav Yitzchak Hutner Z”TL and Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik ZT”L, eventually becoming his son-in-law. In 1970, Rabbi Yehuda Amital ...
(13 opinions  |   April 20 )

Mashgiach Injured in Matzah Factory Before Pesach is Niftar

Mashgiach Injured in Matzah Factory Before Pesach is Niftar
The mashgiach who sustained serious injuries in a matzah factory before Pesach died of his massive injuries in Beilinson Hospital in Petach Tikvah. The man, R’ Ofir Sharabi of Elad was crushed in a machine in the factory. He did on Sunday evening 23 Nissan at the age of 46. As a result of the crushing injuries he sustained, a number of his major organs were severely compromised. Despite the efforts of a team of surgeons, they were unable to save him due to the extensive multi system trauma ...
(Add your opinion  |   April 13 )

Petira of HaGaon HaRav Yehuda Aryeh Treger ZATZAL; Son In Law of Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach ZATZAL

Petira of HaGaon HaRav Yehuda Aryeh Treger ZATZAL; Son In Law of Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach ZATZAL
Baruch Dayan HaEmmes – HaGaon HaRav Yehuda Aryeh Treger, Rosh Yeshivas Chafetz Chaim Antwerp and son-in-law of HaGaon HaRav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach ZT”L ZY”A, was niftar at the age of 81. He was known as the Antwerp Rosh Yeshiva. Rav Treger traveled to the United States for treatment for his difficult illness about a half year ago. During his illness the Machzikei Hadas Beis Din called on its tzibur to be mispallel for the rav daily. He was niftar in the USA. As a young man he ...
(6 opinions  |   April 13 )

Petira Of HaGaon HaRav Chaim Shaul Greinaman ZATZAL

Petira Of HaGaon HaRav Chaim Shaul Greinaman ZATZAL
Despite the unseasonably cold weather and rains, thousands are expected to take part in the Sunday morning 23 Nissan levaya of HaGaon HaRav Chaim Shaul Greinaman ZT”L in Bnei Brak. The Torah giant was niftar suddenly on Shabbos at the age of 89. The levaya is set to get underway at 11:00. Police on motzei Shabbos consulted with organizers of the levaya to make sure the tragic events that occurred during the recent levaya of HaGaon HaRav Shmuel Halevy Wosner ZT”L are not repeated. Two ...
(1 opinions  |   April 12 )

Tragic Petira Of Chosson Baruch Yitzchak Samet – Second Victim from R' Wosner's Levaya

Tragic Petira Of Chosson Baruch Yitzchak Samet – Second Victim from R' Wosner's Levaya
Baruch Dayan Emmes - 18-year-old Baruch Yitzchak Samet was niftar earlier this morning from his massive injuries sustained during the levaya of HaGaon HaRav Shmuel Halevy Wosner ZT”L. The young chosson was scheduled to go to the chupah in the coming months. He succumbed to his massive injuries sustained during the Gadol Hador’s levaya when many were trampled by the crowd. He is a cousin to R’ Avrohom Wallis HY”D,  also from the Toldos Aaron kehilla, killed this past summer in a tractor ...
(15 opinions  |   April 08 )

Petira of Chief Sephardi Rabbi of Lod Rav Chaim Hadad ZTL

Petira of Chief Sephardi Rabbi of Lod Rav Chaim Hadad ZTL
During Pesach the Chief Sephardi Rabbi of Lod was niftar in a Jerusalem Hotel. HaGaon HaRav Chaim Hadad ZT”L, 77, was niftar during his stay with family in a Jerusalem hotel. It is reported he did not have any preexisting illness. During yomtov he complained of not feeling well. EMS efforts to save his life were unsuccessful. The rav was a resident of Lod since making aliyah as a young man. The levaya began on Tuesday afternoon 18 Nissan. Kvura was in the Old Lod Cemetery. (YWN – ...
(2 opinions  |   April 07 )

Thousands Attend Levaya Of Yungerman Trampled to Death at Rav Wosner's Levaya

Thousands Attend Levaya Of Yungerman Trampled to Death at Rav Wosner's Levaya
The levaya for 27-year-old R’ Mordechai Gerber z”l was held on Sunday, the first day of Chol Hamoed Pesach in his home community of Elad at 13:00. Thousands were on hand for the levaya of the young avreich who was trampled to death at the motzei Shabbos levaya of HaGaon HaRav Shmuel Halevy Wosner ZT”L. He was heading down stairs of Yeshivas Chachmei Lublin in Bnei Brak when he was trampled to death R”L. The levaya of R’ Moti began at 15:00 from his home on HaMeir Street in Elad, ...
(9 opinions  |   April 05 )

BORUCH DAYAN HA'EMMES: HAGON HARAV SHMUEL HALEVI WOSNER ZATZAL - ONE OF THE POSKEI HADOR

BORUCH DAYAN HA'EMMES: HAGON HARAV SHMUEL HALEVI WOSNER ZATZAL - ONE OF THE POSKEI HADOR
Once again Klal Yisrael is faced with the bitter loss of one of the pillars of the generation, HaGaon HaRav Shmuel Halevy Wosner ZT”L, known for his vast authoritative grasp of halacha published as the Shevet Halevy. He was 101 years old. Rav Wosner was hospitalized in Bnei Brak's Mayanei HaYeshua Hospital on Thursday night motzei Purim. Klal Yisroel around the globe was urged to be mispallel for the Torah giant as his condition took a turn for the worse. His condition continued to ...
(6 opinions  |   April 03 )

BD”E: Famed Satmar Badchan And Historian Rav Shlomo Yaakov Gelbman Z"L

BD”E: Famed Satmar Badchan And Historian Rav Shlomo Yaakov Gelbman Z
Rav Shlomo Yaakov Gelbman z”l , known as the Satmar historian was niftar on Shabbos 8 Nissan,  at the age of 63. Rav Gelbman authored the nine-volume sefer "מושיען של ישראל" on the history of the Yoel Moshe of Satmar and he was viewed as the Satmar historian. He was served as the Badchan (entertainer) in the chassidus during the time of the VaYoel Moshe and the Rebbe the Beirach Moshe zt”l. For the past 15 years Rav Gelberman raised funds for Satmar in Williamsburg and he ...
(1 opinions  |   March 29 )

Levaya Of Ribnitzer Rebbitzen Frayda Milka Milka Abramowitz A"H

Levaya Of Ribnitzer Rebbitzen Frayda Milka Milka Abramowitz A
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of the Ribnitzer Rebbetzin, Frayda Milka Milka Abramowitz A"H, the wife of the Ribnitzer Rebbe ZATZAL. The Levayah will take place on Sunday morning at10:15AM, in front of the Ribnitz Cheder at 50 South Main Street, Spring Valley, NY. The Kevura will be in Monsey. Boruch Dayan HaEmmes
(4 opinions  |   March 21 )

Levaya Of Queens Hatzolah Member Yehuda Mansbach Z"L [Q-39]

Levaya Of Queens Hatzolah Member Yehuda Mansbach Z
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of longtime Queens Hatzolah member Yehuda (Jud) Mansbach Z"L. R' Yehuda was from the original group of Queens Hatzolah members, and was a volunteer for more than 30 years. He was known by his unit number "Q-39". Jud was an employee for many years at the FCC, and was highly influential in securing Central Hatzolah the license on their current radio frequency which has saved tens of thousands of lived. Jud was diagnosed with a serious illness a few years ...
(1 opinions  |   March 15 )

BDE: Mekubal Rabbi Shimon Hirari ZT"L

BDE: Mekubal Rabbi Shimon Hirari ZT
Baruch Dayan Emmes: Mekubal Rav Shimon Hirari ZT”L, 88, was niftar on Tuesday morning 19 Adar. The rav was a known mekubal and was a driving force in in introducing the daily reading of Zohar. He hosted Siyumim in which his talmidim completed the entire Zohar. His talmidim explain his pashtus exemplified his gadlus in all aspects of Torah and they point out that in his over 50 seforim the niftar never referred to himself with a title, simply his name. The niftar was close to Maran ...
(Add your opinion  |   March 10 )

Fatal MVA Claims the Life of a Daughter of R' Moti Zonnenfeld

Fatal MVA Claims the Life of a Daughter of R' Moti Zonnenfeld
The 20-year-old daughter of baal chessed R’ Moti Zonnenfeld was killed in a vehicular accident on Tuesday, 12 Adar R”L as she was traveling in the Shomron in her own vehicle. Magen David Adom received a report of the fatal crash at 20:43, a report of a head-on collision between a private vehicle and a jeep on Route 5 heading towards Alfei Menashe. MDA EMTs and paramedics responded long with IDF personnel and fire rescue units. The victim, Daniella a”h, had to be extricated from the ...
(Add your opinion  |   March 04 )

Levaya of Hagon HaRav Yitzchok Finkel ZATZAL, Brother Of Rosh HaYeshiva Of Mir Yerushalayim

Levaya of Hagon HaRav Yitzchok Finkel ZATZAL, Brother Of Rosh HaYeshiva Of Mir Yerushalayim
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Hagon HaRav Yitzchok Finkel ZATZAL, son of Hagon HaRav Nosson Tzvi Finkel ZATZAL, and YBLC"T the brother of Hagon HaRav Eliezer Yudel Finkel Shlita, the Rosh yeshiva of Mir Yerushalayim. He was Niftar on Thursday evening after suffering from a terrible illness R"L. He was 43 years old, and leaves behind a wife and seven children - the youngest is only two and a half. The Levaya is taking place tonight (Thursday) at 11:30PM - from Shamgar to the ...
(1 opinions  |   February 19 )