Gathering Marks Shloshim of Rav Zelik Epstein zt”l


rav-zelig-epsteinLast night, a gathering was held to mark the shloshim since the passing of Rav Zelik Epstein zt”l, rosh hayeshiva of Yeshiva Shaar Hatorah-Grodno in Queens and one of the ziknei hador. One month ago, Klal Yisroel lost one of its brightest minds and one of the manhigei hador. Rav Zelik was 97.

At the gathering, divrei hesped were delivered by Rav Shmuel Kamenetsky, rosh yeshiva of the Philadelphia Yeshiva; Rav Aryeh Malkiel Kotler, rosh yeshiva of Beth Medrash Govoha; Rav Matisyahu Roberts, and others.

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  1. they said by the levaya that R’ moshe sherer ztl used to go to R aron ztl for all the communities concern when he first started the agudah. R aron ztl told him that after me you should go to R yaakov ztl for all questions and R yaakov ztl told him that after him go to R zelik ztl. aside from R moshe sherer ztl all the roshe yeshivas used to go to him for advice. he was also mesader kiddushin by both R yaakovs ztl and R shmuel Rozovskys ztl second wedding