Boruch Dayan Emmes


Levaya Of Yoka Rov, Hagaon HaRav Chaim Yishaya Koenig ZATZAL

Levaya Of Yoka Rov, Hagaon HaRav Chaim Yishaya Koenig ZATZAL
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of the Yoka Rov, Hagaon HaRav Chaim Yishaya Koenig ZATZAL. He was 90-years-old. The Levaya will be held today (Thursday) at the Yoka Bais Medrash on 55th Street near 12th Avenue at 12:00PM.
(1 opinions  |   April 21 )

Levaya of Rebbetzin Feiga Yehudis Gringras A'H

Levaya of Rebbetzin Feiga Yehudis Gringras A'H
The Levaya of Rebbetzin Feiga Yehudis Gringras will take place tomorrow Monday at 8AM from 7th St Chapel Lakewood and in NY at 10:00 from Shomrei Hachomos. Rebbetzin Gringras was the mother in law of Rabbi Moshe Reich, Rav of Bais Medrash Letora Utefila 1015 Tuxedo Terrace Lakewood. She was the legendary camp mother of Camp Adas Yereim for many decades and left her impression on countless campers over the years. She was a daughter of the famous Fishbain family originally from Chicago and ...
(3 opinions  |   April 10 )

Levaya Of 'Meis Mitzvah' In Boro Park On Sunday Afternoon

Levaya Of 'Meis Mitzvah' In Boro Park On Sunday Afternoon
The levaya of R' Rueven Yosef Neuwirth Z"L will take place on Sunday afternoon, 2:45pm, in front of Bais Medresh Zvi Lezadik Bluzev 1431-58th Street on the way to Eretz Yisroel. Boruch Dayan HaEmmes
(Add your opinion  |   April 10 )

Jerusalem Mother of Six is Niftar on Shabbos R'L

Jerusalem Mother of Six is Niftar on Shabbos R'L
Another tragedy in the frum community in Yerushalayim. A mother of six, Rebitzen Chaya Rivka Dahan OB”M, 32, was niftar after battling a difficult illness since giving birth to the couple’s sixth child. Rebitzen Dahan was the wife of HaRav Yosef Chaim Dahan of the N’vei Yaakov neighborhood of the capital. The levaya took place on motzei Shabbos in Har Menuchos. (YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)
(1 opinions  |   April 03 )

Petira of Hagaon HaRav Meir Soloveitchik ZATZAL; Rosh Yeshivas Brisk, And Son of The Brisker Rov

Petira of Hagaon HaRav Meir Soloveitchik ZATZAL; Rosh Yeshivas Brisk, And Son of The Brisker Rov
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Hagaon HaRav Meir Soloveitchik ZATZAL, the Rosh Yeshiva of Brisk in the Zichron Moshe neighborhood of Yerushalayim. He was 87 years old. Around two weeks ago he was rushed to the hospital after having suffered a serious stroke. He remained in an unconsious state until his Petira on Motzei Shabbos. Rav Meir was a brother of Hagaon HaRav Dovid, and uncle of Hagaon HaRav Avroham Yehoshua – the Roshei Yeshiva of Yeshivas Brisk. The Levaya will ...
(12 opinions  |   April 02 )

Petira of Rav Chaim Goldberg, Legendary Gabai Tzedaka

Petira of Rav Chaim Goldberg, Legendary Gabai Tzedaka
With great sadness, we inform you of the petira of the legendary gabaai tzedak, Rav Chaim Goldberg. Rabbi Goldberg, a Chicago native, spent the last fifty years searching out and assisting the neediest, most downtrodden residents of Jerusalem, and in fact, all over Eretz Yisrael. He was familiar with nearly every single legitimate case of poverty in the frum world across Eretz Yisrael. His mind held every detail of a situation, often including names of a clients children, their parents and ...
(1 opinions  |   March 31 )

Flatbush: Levaya of R' Yisroel Hunger Z'L

Flatbush: Levaya of R' Yisroel Hunger Z'L
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of R' Yisroel Hunger Z"L of Flatbush after a serious illness R"L. He was 40-years-old. R' Yisroel was the husband of Mrs Rivky Hunger, and the son of a Reb Yehuda Hunger, a prominent longtime 7th grade Rebbe at Yeshiva Chaim Berlin. R' Yisroel studied at Mesivta Yeshiva Rabbi Chaim Berlin, and spent his life devoted to the Yeshiva. He leaves behind his wife and five young children R"L. The Levaya will take place today (Sunday) March 27 at ...
(Add your opinion  |   March 27 )

BREAKING: Body Found In Hudson River On Shabbos Is Confirmed To Be Missing New Square Man

BREAKING: Body Found In Hudson River On Shabbos Is Confirmed To Be Missing New Square Man
A body that was found on Shabbos in the Hudson River has been confirmed to be that of R' Duvid Mordcha Arenowitz Z"L, who went missing two months ago. Sources tell YWN that dental records were matched at the medical examiner's office on Sunday morning. Despite astronomical expenses to locate the body, no expense was spared. The most highly regarded engineering/diving firm in the country, underwater scanners and robots were summoned to plumb the depths of the Hudson River in this effort, ...
(1 opinions  |   March 20 )

Tragedy In Bnei Brak: 15-Year-Old Dies in His Sleep R'L

Tragedy In Bnei Brak: 15-Year-Old Dies in His Sleep R'L
Another tragedy R”L in Eretz Yisrael. Gavriel Goldberg, 15-years-old died in his sleep during the night of 7 Adar-II (Wednesday to Thursday). Reports state the cause of death appears to be from choking during the night as a result of something he ate just prior to going to sleep. It is unclear if the youth aspirated something he ate but what is known is that when EMS units arrived he was in cardiac arrest. EMS organizations were summoned at 1:30AM to Mintz Street. Basic and advanced life ...
(Add your opinion  |   March 17 )

TRAGEDY: 31-Year-Old Rosh Kollel In Modiin Illit Is Niftar; Hours Later A Son Is Born; His 7th Child

TRAGEDY: 31-Year-Old Rosh Kollel In Modiin Illit Is Niftar; Hours Later A Son Is Born; His 7th Child
A few short hours after the petira of HaRav HaGaon Rav Yaakov Kochav ZT”L, his seventh son was born. The child came into the world hours following his petira and a few hours before his father’s levaya, which began on Wednesday, 6 Adar-II at 14:00. Rav Kochav who was Rosh Kollel "Maale Adumim" in Kiryat Sefer was niftar during the night at the age of 31 as a result of the difficult illness he was battling. The levaya will begin at his father-in-law’s home 11 Kehillas Yaakov Street in ...
(3 opinions  |   March 16 )

BDE: HaGaon HaRav Refael Yaakov Shmuel Sheinelzon ZATLAL

BDE: HaGaon HaRav Refael Yaakov Shmuel Sheinelzon ZATLAL
Baruch Dayan Emmes: HaGaon HaRav Refael Yaakov Shmuel Sheinelzon (שינלזון) ZATZAL, 69, one of the Roshei Kollel Chazon Ish, was niftar suddenly this morning. The rav sustained a cardiac incident a number of years ago and has since been weakened. Last night after learning with his chavrusa his wife realized something was wrong and she realized he was not breathing. He is survived by 12 children and their families and extended families. The levaya is set to begin at 1:30PM from ...
(Add your opinion  |   March 16 )