Lakewood: Massive Asifas Hesped to Be Held at Beth Medrash Govoha in Memory of Harav Ovadiah Yosef zt”l


chacham-ovadiah-yosefbmg-smallLakewood, NJ – Tomorrow night, a massive asifas zikaron will be held at Beth Medrash Govoha in Lakewood, NJ, l’illui nishmas Harav Hagaon Rav Ovadiah Yosef zt”l, marking the end of shivah following his petirah.

Divrei zikaron and words of hisorerus will be delivered by Chacham Yosef Harari-Raful, rosh yeshiva of Yeshivat Ateret Torah in Brooklyn and member of the Moetzes Gedolah Hatorah of Agudas Yisroel of America; and Harav Chaim Benoliel, rosh yeshiva of Yeshivat Mikdash Melech in Brooklyn.

Thousands of people are expected to converge on the Israel Henry Beren Hall of the yeshiva, where the asifa is scheduled to be held, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

{Gavriel Newscenter}


  1. Very appropriate speakers.
    Like Chacham Ovadya in Israel, these roshei yeshiva were and are being machzir atara liyoshna in America.