BARUCH DAYAN HA’EMES: [UPDATED] Hagaon Harav Chaim Epstien Zatzal, Rosh Yeshiva Zichron Melech; Levaya Info

rav chaim epstein zlDAYAN HA’EMES: The Torah world was plunged into mourning moments ago with the Petirah of Hagaon Harav Chaim Epstien Zatzal.

The Rosh Yeshiva of Zichron Melech in New York was approximately 80 years old, and has thousands of Talmidim in Lakewood, and worldwide.

As earlier reported, his family was called to his bedside late Tuesday evening after his condition became extremely critical.

According to tentative plans, the Levaya will be taking place in New York and then in Lakewood. His Rebbetzin is buried in Lakewood.

rav chaimUPDATE: The Levaya in Brooklyn will be taking place at the Yeshivah Zichron Melech, located at Dahill Road and Ditmas Avenue. A live hookup is available by calling 857-232-0159 code #900641.

Details of the Levaya in Lakewood are not yet available. The Kevurah will take place in Lakewood.

UPDATE: The Levaya in Lakewood will tentatively be taking place at 5:30 PM at BMG.

Due to the anticipated large crowd, officials will be meeting shortly to discuss plans.

Baruch Dayan Ha’emes.

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  1. אבי אבי רכב ישראל!!!!!
    יתומים היינו ואין אב!
    רבי רבי רבי רבי!!
    No one know how you cared for every creature! How much $ you collected for broken homes! Broken marriages! Teens at risk!!
    Who will replace this now??????

    השם! ברינג משיח פליז!

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