UPDATE 11:25 PM: A meeting was held moments ago between law enforcement and volunteer organizations in Lakewood to plan for the Levaya of the Mashgiach ZT”L.
The Levaya is tentatively scheduled to take place at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday at BMG. Kevurah in Eretz Yisroel.
Tens of thousands are expected at the Levaya.
[Original Post] We regret to inform you of the Petirah of Harav Matisyahu Chaim Salomon, Zecher Tzadik L’Brocha, the longtime Mashgiach of Bais Medrash Govoha of Lakewood who was Niftar this evening after a suffering from a years-long illness.
The Mashgiach, as he was known to all, leaves behind tens of thousands of Talmidim worldwide.
He was 86 years old.
Prior to moving to Lakewood, Rav Matisyahu was the Mashgiach of Gateshead Yeshiva for several decades.
Tens of thousands are expected to attend his Levaya. Details will be published when available.
Send your pictures to [email protected] to have them added.