Preparations Underway for Historic Visit of Gedolei Torah of Eretz Yisrael

By Hamodia Staff

As the anticipated arrival of Gedolei Torah of Eretz Yisrael nears, preparations are underway to welcome them and assist them in their holy mission of establishing Keren Olam Hatorah to suppoort the mosdos haTorah throughout the holy land.

Government cutbacks to yeshivos and kollelim has caused a severe budgetary crisis for these mosdos, and the through the initiative and leadership of Hagaon Harav Moshe Hillel Hirsch, shlita, Rosh Yeshivas Slabodka in Bnei Brak, a delegation of Gedolei Torah plan to arrive on Sunday, June 23, and spend several days visiting various communities in America to encourage all to contribute generously towards the support of Keren Olam Hatorah.

At a late moment, a sixth Gadol, Hagaon Harav Avraham Salim, shlita, Rosh Yeshivat Meor Hatorah and a Chaver of Moetzet Chachmei Hatorah of Shas, has joined the other Gedolim for this historic mission. Rav Moshe Hillel Hirsch and Rav Avraham Salim will be joined by shlita: Hagaon Harav Dov Landau, Rosh Yeshivas Slabodka in Bnei Brak; Hagaon Harav Yaakov Hillel, Rosh Yeshivat Ahavat Shalom; the Mashgiach Hagaon Harav Don Segal; and Hagaon Harav Duvid Twersky, Rachmastrivka Rebbe of Yerushalayim.

A massive asifah for the entire Lakewood community is planned for Sunday evening at 7:00 p.m. in the lot adjacent to the Bais Shalom and Bias Aharon batei medrash at 10th Street and Clifton.

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