Updated: Tragedy in South Fallsburg, Hayeled Avrohom Gershon Tress


matzav_network[Updates below.] 3:07 p.m. We have just been informed that a child has been run over by a car outside of Yeshiva Gedolah Zichron Moshe of South Fallsburg. Paramedics have arrived at the scene. A chopper has been requested. Details will be provided as they become available.

Update, 3:59 p.m. EST: We have just learned that the 4-year-old was niftar after being trannsported to Harris Hospital. Boruch Dayan emes. Information will be posted shortly.

Update, 4:47 p.m. and 5:20 p.m.:  The niftar, hayeled Avrohom Gershon Tress z”l, is a son of Rabbi and Mrs. Elimelech Gavriel and Faigy Tress of South Fallsburg, NY. The levaya will take place at 8 p.m. in Monsey at the bais hakevaros on Route 306.

The niftar was a grandson of Rav Avrohom Gershon Tress zt”l, founder of Yeshiva Kol Yaakov in Monsey, and great-grandson of the legendary Reb Mike Tress zt”l.

Umacha Hashem dimah mei’al kol ponim.

{Noam Amdurski-Matzav.com Newscenter}


  1. Rav Avrohom Gershon, the zeide, was an adam choshuv meod
    I daen that this Avrohom gershon, who only livesd a few years here on this world goes to be a meilitz yosher for his whole family
    nbaruch dayyan emes

  2. ribnono shel olam the tragedies are pilingup one after the next each day and eahc week we hear of more pitrahs and more piteros and we don;t knwo what to do but i heard besheim an dam gadol that we miust make kabbalos on ourselves or else these things that happen that are so bad will be in vain so we should all be mekabel on oursels various kabbalos being adam lachaveiso bein adam lamakom

  3. Oy vey the tsuris are mounting in the chodesh of adur first rabbi druks nifter then martin Grossman is sentenced to death ignoring his mental capacity then a little boy is struck and killed in boro park then then 7 in total are killed on they way back from a chasina in eretz yisroel then a little boy dies suddenly in manchester england and they wont let him be buried for 4 and a half days and then this little boy a ainikil of the tsadik mike tress oy when is this gonna stop lets make kabulis its choidish adur and its supposed we are supposed to be happy

  4. The boy is also a great grandson of Rav Mottel Katz, ZTL, founding rosh yeshiva of Telshe Yeshiva in Cleveland. Reb Avrohom Gershon Tress Ztl was Reb Mottel’s son in law.