Rav Avrohom Chaim Levin, rosh yeshiva of Yeshivas Telshe in Chicago, Illinois, underwent triple heart bypass surgery in Chicago today. The doctors say that, boruch Hashem, the surgery was successful, although recovery will be a prolonged process.
Rav Levin is a senior member of the Moetzes Gedolei Hatorah of Agudas Yisroel of America and the chairman of Vaad Roshei Hayeshivos of Torah Umesorah.
One of the most prominent talmidim of Rav Elya Meir Bloch zt”l and Rav Mottel Katz zt”l, roshei yeshiva of Yeshivas Telshe in Cleveland, Rav Levin is the only son of Rav Leizer Levin zt”l, longtime rov of Detroit and talmidof the Chofetz Chaim. Rav Levin’s wife, Rebbetzin Esther Levintichyeh, is a daughter of Rav Efraim Mordechai Ginsburg zt”l, rosh yeshiva of Mirrer Yeshiva, and granddaughter of Rav Chatzkel Levenstein zt”l, famed mashgiach of Mir and Ponovezh.
Rav Levin currently leads the Telshe Yeshiva in Chicago together with his brother-in-law, Rav Chaim Dov Keller.
All are asked to daven for the complete recovery of Rav Avrohom Chaim ben Sarah Menuchah.