Rav Berel Povarsky Departs for America


rav-berel-povarskyRav Berel Povarsky, rosh yeshiva at Yeshivas Ponovezh in Bnei Brak, will be departing today fron Eretz Yisroel and heading to the United States where he will attend the 69th NY Rededication Dinner for Yeshiva Ponovezh, l’illui nishmas Rav Avrohom Kahaneman zt”l, longtime nosi of the yeshiva. The dinner will be held this Sunday at Ateres Chynka Hall in Brooklyn.

This coming Shabbos, Rav Povarsky is scheduled to be in Monsey, NY. Friday night, between Kabbolas Shabbos and Maariv, he will speak at Bais Medrash Elyon, led by its rosh yeshiva, Rav Don Ungarischer. Shabbos morning, Rav Povarsky will daven and speak at Mesivta Bais Sharaga, led by Rav Yehoshua Shiff.

During his upcoming visit to the U.S., Rav Povarsky is scheduled to be hosted by the noted askan and Torah supporter, Reb Yosef Tabak.

Rav Povarsky’s visit to the United States came about after Rav Leizer Kahaneman, the nosi of the Ponovezh Yeshiva, recently underwent emergency bypass surgery. Rav Kahaneman is currently at Tel Hashomer Hospital where he is recovering. At the behest of Rav Aharon Leib Shteinman, Rav Povarsky is making the trip in place of Rav Kahaneman and will serve as the guest speaker at Sunday’s dinner.

 {Yair Alpert-Matzav.com Israel}