Petira of Hagaon HaRav Ephraim Fishel Hershkowitz ZATZAL

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YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Hagaon HaRav Ephraim Fishel Hershkowitz ZATZAL, the Haleiner Rov, and the the senior Klausenburger Dayan in Williamsburg. He was 94.

The Levaya will be held on Sunday morning at 10:00AM at the Sanz Klausenberg Bais Hamedrash on Lee Avenue in Williamsburg. The Kevura will be in Netanya

Rav Hershkowitz was born on Yom Kippur 1922 (10 Tishrei 5683) in the city of Mukačevo, Czechoslovakia (present-day Zakarpattia Oblast, Ukraine).

He Hershkowitz played an active role in judging cases of Agunahs after the September 11 attacks.

In 2005, he was given the honor to begin reading Mesachta Brachos at the Eleventh Siyum HaShas in Madison Square Garden.

Further details will be published shortly.

Boruch Dayan HaEmmes…