In one class in the kindergarten of Talmud Torah Medrash Meir in Kiryat Sefer, there are 21 children with the name Hillel, named after Rosh Yeshivas Knesses HaGedolah HaGaon Rav Hillel Zaks ZT”L.
According to a BeChadrei Chareidim report, in the kindergarten, 21 of the 29 children have the first name Hillel, all named after the late rosh yeshiva, who was niftar 4.5 years ago, and this is the first group of children entering the school system carrying his name.
In the city of Modi’in Illit, there are mosdos of Rav Hillel ZT”L, including a yeshiva gedola, yeshiva ketana, and now the new talmud torah, which opened to a kindergarten, mechina and continues to second grade.
The new cheder is run by Rav Peles, under the leadership of HaGaon Rav Yitzchak Ze’ev Zaks, his son, who is following in the path of his father Rav Hillel.
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(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem / Photo Credit: BeChadrei Chareidim)