The levayah of Hagaon Rav Chaim Yisroel Halevi Belsky zt”l will take place, as reported on Matzav previously, this morning at Yeshiva Torah Vodaas, located at 425 East 9th Street in Brooklyn, NY, at10 a.m.
To accommodate the massive crowd expected, the yeshiva is working closely with the NYPD.
The main bais medrash and the dining room will be designated for men. The auditorium will be designated for women. The Yeshiva Ketana Dining room will be designated for kohanim.
All areas outside of the bais medrash will have live sound and video hookup.
East 9th street will be closed to vehicle traffic. Please leave yourself ample time to arrive.
Parking in the area will be difficult, so use mass transportation if you can. Use Coney Island Avenue and Ditmas Avenue as a drop off area, as traffic around the yeshiva blocks will be congested.
To accommodate talmidim and chovevei Torah worldwide, the yeshiva has arranged for the following methods to participate and listen to the hespeidim:
1) Livestream: The levayah will be broadcast live here on Matzav.com, above.
2) Kol Halashon: Call 718-906-6400, Press *, and follow the prompt for Rav Belsky.
3) TeleConference: Call 718-557-0505 and press 1.
On Motzoei Shabbos, at 9:30 p.m., there will be an opportunity to escort the aron and pay kavod acharon at EL-AL Cargo at JFK International Airport.
Kevurah will take place in Yerushalayim.
Yehi zichro boruch.