Boruch Dayan Emes


Tragedy In Kiryat Gat Kindergarten: Chareidi Child Dies After Choking On Sand

Tragedy struck the Kiryat gat Charedi community on Sunday, with the tragic death of a young child at a kindergarten. United Hatzalah EMS personnel responded to a kindergarten, where the child was found in cardiac arrest CPR and advanced resuscitation was continued and a hospital spokesman told the media the child was pronounced dead in Barzilai Hospital in Ashkelon. According to preliminary reports, the child swallowed a quantity of sand and began choking. MDA reports receiving the ...
(Add your opinion  |   April 30 )

Petira of HaRav Binyomin Kamenetzky ZATZAL, Rosh Yeshiva of South Shore

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of HaRav Binyomin Kamenetzky ZATZAL, the Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshiva Toras Chaim of South Shore. Rav Kamenetzky is the oldest son of Hagaon HaRav Yaakov Kamenetzky ZATZAL. The Levaya will take place on Sunday, at Yeshiva of South Shore, located at 1170 William Street in Hewlett, NY.   Boruch Dayan HaEmmes...
(4 opinions  |   April 28 )

Levaya Of Mrs. Devorah Sherer A'H, Wife of Rav Moshe Sherer ZT'L

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Mrs.  Devorah Sherer, the wife of Rav Moshe Sherer ZT"L, the longtime chairman of Agudas Yisroel of America. She ia survived by her children HaRav Shimshon Sherer Shlita, Rov of Khal Zichron Mordechai of Brooklyn, and daughters Mrs. Rochel Langer and Mrs. Elky Goldschmidt. The Levaya will be held on Thursday morning at 11:00AM at Shomrei Hadas Chapels on 14 Ave and 39 Street. Boruch Dayan HaEmmes...
(1 opinions  |   April 26 )

Levaya Of Rebbitzen Dobi Groner A'H, Longtime Menaheles Of Bnos Yisroel School in Flatbush

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Rebbetzin Dobi Groner A"H, the longtime "Menaheles" of Bnos Yisroel Girls School in Flatbush. She was the wife of the late Mashgiach of Yeshiva Chaim Berlin, HaRav Shimon Groner ZT"L. Rebitzen Groner was Mechanech thousands upon thousands of girls as she stood at the helm of Bnos Yisroel in the past 40 years. The Levaya will be held today (Wednesday) at 1:00PM at Shomrei Hadas, 3803 14th Ave in Boro Park. The Kevura will be in Queens at Mount ...
(1 opinions  |   April 26 )

Petira Of Rabbi Nisson Wolpin Z'L; Longtime Editor Of The Jewish Observer

Agudath Israel of America was plunged into darkness last night by the sad news of the petirah of Rabbi Nisson Wolpin, z"l, the longtime editor of The Jewish Observer. Under Rabbi Wolpin's editorship, the periodical helped guide generations of faithful Jews by providing timely, literate and important essays, observations and commentary for over nearly 40 years, from 1970 until 2008. Rabbi Wolpin was recruited for the The Jewish Observer's editorship by the legendary Agudath Israel leader ...
(1 opinions  |   April 25 )

Eulogy On Rabbi Nisson Wolpin Z'L, Editor Of Jewish Observer, By Rabbi Yakov Horowitz

It is with sadness, fond memories, and a profound sense of gratitude to him that I inform you of the Petira (passing) of Rabbi Nisson Wolpin z’l. Reb Nisson served Klall Yisroel (the Jewish people) in many roles over his rich and meaningful life, but is known best for his role as the Editor of Agudath Israel’s Jewish Observer. Reb Nisson was brilliant, humble, dedicated, and was an outstanding mentor and role model, when I began writing publicly in 1996. He had a gift for making me feel ...
(2 opinions  |   April 25 )

Levaya Of Hagaon HaRav Yosef Rosenblum ZATZAL; Rosh Yeshiva Sha'arei Yosher

Levaya Of Hagaon HaRav Yosef Rosenblum ZATZAL; Rosh Yeshiva Sha'arei Yosher
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petirah of Hagaon HaRav Yosef Rosenblum ZATZAL, the Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivas Shaarei Yosher in Boro Park. He was 90 years old. Rav Rosenblum was Niftar over Yom Tov at Maimonides Hospital in Boro Park with his family and Talmidim around his bedside. One of the zekan roshei hayeshivos in the United States, Rab Rosenblum was the Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshiva Shaarei Yosher in Boro Park for nearly 60 years after founding the Yeshiva together with Hagaon HaRav ...
(2 opinions  |   April 18 )

Levaya of Reb Laizer Duvid Hoffman Z'L of Boro Park; Well Known For Helping People With Doctors And Hospitals

Levaya of Reb Laizer Duvid Hoffman Z'L of Boro Park; Well Known For Helping People With Doctors And Hospitals
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Reb Laizer Duvid Hoffman Z"L of Boro Park. He was 70. Reb Laizer Duvid was a a well-known Askan in Boro Park, who served as the Gabbai to the previous Skverer Rebbe of Boro Park, and spent his days and nights helping Yidden finding doctors and assisting them in hospitals. Without exaggeration, most of his time was spent in Lenox Hill, Mount Sinai and many other Hospitals, and was well respected by doctors, nurses and hospital ...
(1 opinions  |   March 28 )

Sudden Petira Of Rabbi Dovid Steigman Z'L, Senior Rabbinic Coordinator at OK Kosher

Sudden Petira Of Rabbi Dovid Steigman Z'L, Senior Rabbinic Coordinator at OK Kosher
The Kashrus world has suffered a terrible tragedy today with the sudden passing of Rabbi Dovid Steigman, Senior Rabbinic Coordinator at OK Kosher, while traveling in Italy for kashrus inspections. He was 67 and suffered a sudden heart attack. Rabbi Dovid Steigman was a man of unparalleled character and knowledge. He had mesiras nefesh for kashrus, no matter what the personal cost. He was a world renowned expert in all areas of kashrus, especially shechita and alcohol ...
(1 opinions  |   March 22 )

Levaya Of Dr Menachem (Mendy) Friedman Z'L of Flatbush

Levaya Of Dr Menachem (Mendy) Friedman Z'L of Flatbush
YWN regrets to inform you of the sudden Petira of Dr. Menachem (Mendy) Friedman Z"L. Dr. Friedman was a well-known Internist in Flatbush. Tragically, he was suddenly Niftar just before Shabbos after suffering a heart attack. The Levaya will take place Sunday Purim day at 3:00PM by Rabbi Weinfeld's Shul - Avenue L & East 22. Boruch dayan Ha'Emmes...
(4 opinions  |   March 12 )

Levaya Of Rebbetzin Sarah Levovitz A'H

Levaya Of Rebbetzin Sarah Levovitz A'H
It is with deep sadness that we report the passing of Rebbetzin Sarah Levovitz A”H, at the age of 104. Rebbetzin Levovitz was the wife of Rav Moshe Leib Levovitz ZT”L, and the daughter in-law of the saintly Mir Mashgiach, Harav Yeruchom Levovitz Zatzal. Rebbetzin Levovitz was born in Brisk to her parents Rav Osher and Nechama Buchman Hy”d, and escaped the European inferno together with the Mir Yeshiva, and eventually settled in New York. Rebbetzin Levovitz is survived by her ...
(Add your opinion  |   February 15 )