HaRav Aryeh Finkel, Rosh HaYeshiva of Mir Brachfeld arrived in the United States this (Tuesday) morning. This is his first visit to America. The Rosh Yeshiva traveled to the U.S. upon the Shlichus of Harav Aharon Leib Shteinman Shlita.
The following is a tentative schedule:
Following Shachris and a Shiur at Yeshivah Darchei Torah in Far Rockaway, the Rosh Yeshiva will be delivering a Schmooze in the Five Towns, and possibly at another location as well.
Tuesday afternoon, the Rosh Yeshiva will be attending an Asifa in New York, before heading to Lakewood.
Upon arrival in Lakewood, a Kabolas Ponim will be held at the home of Rav Malkiel Kotler.
On Wednesday, the Rosh Yeshiva will be saying a Shiur at BMG, and will be meeting with the Roshei Chaburah of the Yeshivah.
on Thursday morning, a the Rosh Yeshiva will be attending a breakfast for Balei Batim, followed by a visit to Yeshivah Ketana. After the visit, the Rosh Yeshiva is expected to meet all the children of the Lakewood Cheder, before leaving back for Eretz Yisroel.
The Rosh Yeshiva, who is approximately 90 years old, reportedly only left Eretz Yisroel one other time in his life, which was for a brief visit to Canada about thirty years ago.
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