Hagaon Rav Chaim Kanievsky Pens Letter To Parents Of Leiby Kletzky A’H

Rav Chaim Kanievsky - Eli Hoder picEXCLUSIVE: [PHOTOS & LETTER]This afternoon, Bnei Brak’s Foreign Affairs Commissioner Eli Hoder (pictured right) faxed a handwritten letter by Torah giant Hagaon Reb Chaim Kanievsky Shlita to the Kletzky family. Upon reading the letter written just a few hours ago, Leiby’s father, R’ Nachman, broke down in tears.

R’ Eli Hoder was on hand while the Gadol – who very rarely writes letters – was sitting deep in thought as he penned the carefully calculated each word of the one-sentence letter.

letter_from_r_chaim_kanievsky_to_kletzky_wmTranslated, the letter reads as follows: It’s with much anguish that we heard about the tragedy which befell you, we don’t understand the calculation in it, and it is definitely a calculation from a previous ‘Gilgul’, may Hashem console you among the mourners of Zion and Yerushalayim and may you see Leiby again at T’chias Hameisim speedily.

Click here to view the letter.

On Tuesday, Mayor Miller and Committeeman Lichtenstien delivered a letter handwritten by Hagaon Rav Aharon Leib Shteinman Shlita.

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  1. Unprecedent of maran shlita to write such a letter maran bearly pens more the a few words as we see from maron words we are dealing with heiliga neshama

  2. OK, JUST TO BE CLEAR. NEWS reports that Ha rov nosson tzvi Finkle did in fact stop by the Kletzky home to sit shiva. thats a real impactful kiddush hashem given his advanced age, the summer heat.

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