PM Netanyahu Expresses His Sorrow over the Passing of Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein


ralFollowing the petira of Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein ZT”L, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu released the following statement.

“Rabbi Lichtenstein’s knowledge found expression in his literary works. He served generations of students. When I gave him the Israel Prize a year ago, I saw before my eyes a great rabbi, teacher and educator, a Zionist man, sharp witted and a keen thinker. Rabbi Lichtenstein will be remembered as a Zionist-Torah leader of the highest order, who raised thousands of students at the Har Etzion Yeshiva in in the Gush Etzion community of Alon Shvut. He loved the Land of Israel, the People of Israel and the Torah of Israel.”

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)