[UPDATE BELOW] HaRav Mordechai Ze’ev Wosner, rosh yeshiva of Chernobyl Boro Park, who is in the Catskills in update NY, was brutally attacked in an apparent hate crime.
Rav Wosner, a grandson of Maran HaGaon Shmuel Halevy Wosner Shlita is in Camp Kavanas HaLev with his talmidim. According to the information available, he went out at night for a walk in the country and an unknown person assaulted him, beating him without mercy until he was felled.
His talmidim found the rav on the ground moaning from his injuries. He was transported to a hospital by Hatzolah.
Non-detailed reports indicate the rosh yeshiva may have sustained significant head trauma in the attack, which occurred on Sunday night NY time.
UPDATE 10:45AM EST: Rabbi Bernard Freilich, Special Assistant to the NYSP Superintendent tells YWN that police are taking this incident very seriously, and are doing their utmost to make an arrest. NYSP Captain Wane Olson of Troop F is personally involved in the case, and many investigators have already been assigned.
(Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel)