Melaveh Malkah Marks Yahrtzeit of Harav Nosson Gestetner, Zt”l

Harav Amram Yaakov Gestetner, Rav of Shikun Agudas Yisrael in Bnei Brak, and eldest son of Harav Nosson Gestetner, zt"l, delivers divrei brachah. (Moshe Goldstein)
Harav Amram Yaakov Gestetner delivers divrei brachah. (Moshe Goldstein)

 

The sixth yahrtzeit of Harav Nosson Gestetner, zt”l, leading posek and Rosh Yeshivah, Yeshivas Panim Meiros, was marked on Wednesday, 14 Kislev.

A special seudah ahead of the yahrtzeit was held in Bnei Brak on Motzoei Shabbos Parashas Veyeitzei, in conjunction with a dinner on behalf of Yeshivas Lehoros Nosson-Panim Meiros, with the participation of many Rabbanim and Roshei Yeshivos, as well as hundreds of alumni.

A view of the crowd at the melaveh malkah. (Moshe Goldstein)
A view of the crowd at the melaveh malkah. (Moshe Goldstein)

The eldest son of the Rav, zt”l, Harav Amram Yaakov Gestetner, who succeeded his father as Rav of Shikun Agudas Yisrael in Bnei Brak, delivered divrei brachah.

The keynote speaker was Harav Yitzchok Dovid Alter, son of the Pnei Menachem, zy”a, who expounded on the greatness of Rav Nosson in Torah, both in quantity and quality. He noted that the Rav, zt”l, was renowned for his devoted toil in Torah and the upkeep of the yeshivah.

Harav Yitzchok Dovid Alter delivers the keynote address at the melaveh malkah. (Moshe Goldstein)
Harav Yitzchok Dovid Alter delivers the keynote address at the melaveh malkah. (Moshe Goldstein)

On Wednesday, the family and many talmidim davened at the kever of the late Rav in the Vizhnitz cemetery in Bnei Brak.