Audio: Rav Bender Offers Direction and Chizuk in Wake of Tragedies


rav-yaakov-bender[Audio below.] The sudden petirah of Rav Nosson Tzvi Finkel zt”l. The tragic losses of bochurim and children. The petirah of many gedolim in a short period – all coming after a turbulent summer.

How should we react? What is the message?

The rosh hayeshiva of Yeshivas Darchei Torah in Far Rockaway, Rav Yaakov Bender, in a special, private message to his alumni, offered the following words of chizuk. thanks the rosh hayeshiva for allowing us to share them with our readers.

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Rav Bender:

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{Noam Newscenter}


  1. Rabbi Bender is the premier mechanech in America today. His perspective is always on target and his ability to communicate in a direct no-nonsense manner is fabulous. His words on this and any other topic are always worth listening to.

  2. To #4
    You claim to have the broad knowledge, Daas Torah, capability, and authority to decide who is the premier Mechanech in America today. Please come out of the closet and post your full name, so the readers can decide for themselves if you qualify for this coveted status.