Bnei Braq, Israel - May 30, 2023  - 10 Sivan 5783 - The oilam HaTorah is mourning the petirah of Gadol Hador HaGaon HaRav Yerachmiel Gershon Edelstein, ZT’L.  

HaRav Edelstein served as the head of the Ponevezh Yeshiva for 80 years and was the Nasi of the Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah. Following the petirah of HaGaon HaRav Aryeh Leib Shteinman, ZT’L, and HaGaon HaRav Chaim Kanievsky, ZT’L, he became the leader of the Torah community in Eretz Yisrael.

The levayah is provisionally set for 3:30 p.m. at the Yeshivas Ponevezh.  A bittul melachah, has been declared in Bnei Brak city during the levayah