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 Brak.
The images below were taken just two weeks ago at the Bar Mitzvah of the Rebbe’s great-grandson..
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)