The young Yeshiva Bochur, Yehuda Ziat Z”L, 19, a resident of Bnei Brak, was niftar on Wednesday, the second day of Rosh Chodesh Mar Cheshvan. He was in Shir Gimmel in Yeshiva Kiryat Melech and described by many as the “masmid” of the yeshiva.

The young talmid was infected with a serious bacterium during Sukkos, and admitted to a hospital where his condition continued to deteriorate. The niftar’s parents live on Nechemia Street in Bnei Brak. His father is Rabbi Avraham Yeshaya Ziat, a nephew of Rav Yehuda Ziat, who is head of Mosdos Shetil Zeitim (‘שתילי זיתים’). His mother is a daughter of Mekubal Rav David Batzri Shlita of Yerushalayim. Read more at YWN