BARUCH DAYAN HA’EMES: Hagaon Harav Aharon Schechter ZT”L

Lakewood Alerts regrets to inform you of the Petira of Hagaon Harav Aharon Schechter ZT”L, Rosh Yeshiva of Chaim Berlin, and member of the Moetzes Gedolei Hatorah of Agudath Yisrael of America. He was 95.

The Rosh Yeshiva had been unwell the past two years, and was Niftar early Thursday morning.

The Levaya will be held today at 12:45 pm at Yeshiva Chaim Berlin, on Coney Island Ave between Avenue L and Avenue M. Kevura will be in Long Island.

A livestream of the levaya can be watched by clicking here. 

Rav Aharon was a Talmid Muvhak of the late Rosh Yeshiva, Rav Hutner Zt”l, who appointed Rav Aharon as Rosh Yeshiva of the Yeshiva. He was a brilliant Talmid Chochom, and delivered a daily Shiur in the Yeshiva for many decades, being Mechanech thousands upon thousands of Bochrim.

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