BD”E: Petirah of Harav Dov Aharon Brisman ZT”L, Av Bais Din in Philadelphia


It is with deep regret that YWN informs you of the petira of Hagaon Harav Dov Aharon Brisman, the Av Bais Din in Philadelphia.

The Levaya will take place at 6 pm Monday evening at Goldsteins on Broad Street in Philadelphia.

Tehillim and a small levaya will be held Tuesday at 1 pm at the El Al Cargo site at JFK before the meis is flown to Eretz Yisroel for kevurah.

The kevura will take place at noon on Wednesday in the Chelkas Harabannim section of the Eretz Hachaim bais olam in Beit Shemesh.

Yehi zichro baruch.

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Shiva details to be announced at the levaya


  1. A massive תלמיד חכם! This completes the tremendous loss which began a few years ago when he suffered a debilitating stroke. What a loss! His father in law Rav Leizerowski זצ”ל was a precious person – a survivor of חורבן אירופה. Rabbi Brisman’s marriage to his daughter Libby, and their children, were a tremendous source of נחת to the Rov and Rebbetzin. Who can forget when shabbos morning in Oxford Circle, the Rov (who would speak from the pulpit in Yiddish) would, with a huge smile, introduce his brilliant Talmid Chochom eidim (Rav Brisman) “צו רעדין אין גוייש” (in English). תהא נפשו צרורה בצרור החיים