Sunday brought the sad news of the passing of three senior Rabbis from the Coronavirus.
HaGaon Rav Dovid Soloveitchik zt”l, Rosh Yeshiva of Brisk, Jerusalem was niftar at the age of 99. He was the 5th child of the revered Brisker Rav zt”l. Thousands of people accompanied his mita to his resting place on Har Hamenuchot. His son Rav Yitzchok Zev was appointed as his successor.
HaGaon Rav Yitzchak Sheiner zt”l, Rosh Yeshiva of Kaminetz, Jerusalem, was niftar at the age of 98. Rav Scheiner, who was born in the USA, was married to a granddaughter of the famed Rav Boruch Ber Lebowitz of Kaminetz.
The renowned author and psychiatrist, Rabbi Abraham J Twerski zt”l was niftar at the age of 90. For decades he had brought hope and healing to thousands across the globe through his dozens of books and lectures, as well as being an expert on addiction recovery.
May their memories serve as a blessing.
Baruch Dayan Ha’emet