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Hagaon HaRav Yitzchak Yosef Hospitalized Over Shabbos

The Sephardic Chief Rabbi of Israel, Hagaon HaRav Yitzchak Yosef, was hospitalized on Shabbos morning after not feeling well. He was taken from his home in the Sanhedria section of Yerushalyim to Shaarei Tzedek Hospital. After a slew of tests, he was released when Shabbos was over. The attached photo was taken on Motzei Shabbos.
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DETAILS & MAP: Kabbalas Panim For 6 Gedolei Eretz Yisroel To Take Place Sunday Evening In Lakewood

The major asifah in Lakewood with six leading gedolei yisroel from Eretz Yisroel will take place from 7 to 8 PM Sunday evening at the parking lot adjacent to BMG’s Bais Shalom and Bais Aharon batei medrashim on 9th Street. According to plans released by organizers, the gedolim – Rav Moshe Hillel Hirsch, Rav Yaakov Hillel, Rav Don Segal, Rav Dov Landau, the Rachmastrivker Rebbe and Rav Avraham Salim – will sit on a dais immediately outside Bais Aharon facing the parking lot immediately next to it, as well as the much larger parking lot across Clifton Avenue, both of which are expected to be filled with thousands, if not tens of thousands, of people. Additionally, there will be a women’s section on the north side of 10th Street between Clifton and Lexington (see map). Security with be tight in and around the asifah; the National Chaplains Association and Lakewood Shomrim, which are leading the event, are collaborating with multi-agency partners to ensure safety and security for all participants. Hatzolah is also expected to have numerous members there in case of any medical emergencies. Of major concern is the weather. Temperatures are now expected to climb to nearly 100 degrees on Sunday, with the heat index well over triple digits. Potentially further complicating matters is the chance of thunderstorms rolling through Lakewood on Sunday afternoon and early evening. Organizers are asking people to bring water bottles to ensure they are properly hydrated. (YWN World Headquarters – NYC)
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BD”E: Petirah Of Rav Avi Oberlander Z”L, S’gan Menahel At Mesivta Of Waterbury

YWN regrets to inform you of the petirah of Rav Avi (Mordechai Avraham Zecharya Menachem ben Tzvi Yehuda) Oberlander Z”L, the longtime S’gan Menahel of Mesivta of Waterbury and a critical piece of the Yeshiva over the years. Rav Avi z”l, originally from Flatbush, had been battling a serious illness for a little over a year, before his condition recently severely deteriorated. He was sadly niftar over Shabbos. He is survived by his wife and five children, who range in age from 3 years old to 18 years. The levaya is scheduled to take place at 11 AM Sunday morning at B’nai Shalom, 135 Roseland Avenue in Waterbury. Shiva will be observed at 122 Tower Road, also in Waterbury. Yehi Zichro Baruch. (YWN World Headquarters – NYC)
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BARUCH DAYAN HA’EMES: Petirah Of Torah Vodaas Mashgiach Harav Moshe Wolfson ZT”L

YWN regrets to inform you of the petirah of Harav Moshe Wolfson zt”l, the Mashgiach of Mesivta Torah Vodaas and Rav of Bais Medrash Emunas Yisroel in Boro Park. He was approximately 99 years old. A renowned gadol who inspired tens of thousands throughout his long and storied life, Rav Moshe delivered powerful addresses in both English and Yiddish, and his seforim, Emunas Etecha and Wellsprings of Faith, have changed the lives of untold numbers of people, strengthening their attachment to Torah, Tefillah, and Emunah. Rav Moshe was a closed talmid of Harav Shraga Feivel Mendlowitz, zt”l, the first Menahel of Torah Vodaas. In 1943, he joined Aish Dos, a groundbreaking program initiated by Rav Shraga Feivel to train rabbinic leaders for positions in yeshivos and day schools across America. This marked the beginning of Rav Wolfson’s illustrious career in Chinuch. He taught at Yeshiva Torah Vodaas for many years and was eventually he was appointed Mashgiach by Harav Yaakov Kamenetsky, zt”l in the 1960’s. He also served as the marah d’asra of Camp Torah Vodaas for numerous summers, fostering a devoted following of talmidim who later established Emunas Yisrael, with Rav Wolfson as their Rav. The levaya is scheduled to take place at 10 AM at Emunas Yisroel. Kevurah will take place in Teveria, in Eretz Yisroel. FOLLOW THE LEVAYA IN LIVE TIME BY SIGNING UP TO BORO PARK SCOOP. A TEAM OF REPORTERS WILL BE POSTING VIDEOS AND PHOTOS IN LIVE TIME. SIGN UP HERE! The video below is from his Bais Medrash tonight as his followers and admirers begin grieving his loss. (YWN World Headquarters – NYC)
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