UPDATE: After a massive search, the two bachurim from Camp Stolin missing on Bear Mountain were found on Friday morning, in good health.
Joyous dancing broke out in Camp Stolin on Friday, as the two missing bachurim returned to the camp.
Our original story appears below:
A mass search was underway overnight Thursday at the Bear Mountain State Park in Upstate New York for two bachurim. The two bachurim, from the Stoliner Camp were on a hike Thursday, but got separated from their group and lost.
The search for the bachurim is ongoing by the N.Y. State Parks Police. Earlier, members of Chaveirim of Rockland County and the Misaskim organization, as well as by many volunteers at Bear Mountain.
Overnight, only the park rangers and police continued searching while all the volunteers were staged outside the park, ready to resume their assistance in the search with first sunlight.
Tefillos were held Friday on behalf of the bachurim at the kever of the Karliner Rebbe, zy”a, in Teveriah.
Bear Mountain State Park is a 5,205-acre state park located on the western side of the Hudson River in Rockland County.
Updated Friday, August 26, 2016 at 1:04 pm