Rav Berel Povarsky to Address Ponovezh Yeshiva Dinner Tonight


rav-berel-povarskyRav Berel Povarsky, rosh yeshiva at Yeshivas Ponovezh in Bnei Brak, who is now in United States, will attend and address the 69th NY Rededication Dinner for Yeshivas Ponovezh, l’illui nishmas Rav Avrohom Kahaneman zt”l, longtime nosi of the yeshiva. The dinner will be held this evening at Ateres Chynka Hall in Brooklyn.

This past Shabbos, Rav Povarsky was in Monsey, NY. Friday night, between Kabbolas Shabbos and Maariv, he spoke at Bais Medrash Elyon, led by its rosh yeshiva, Rav Don Ungarischer. Shabbos morning, Rav Povarsky davened and spoke at Mesivta Bais Sharaga, led by Rav Yehoshua Shiff.

Rav Povarsky is being 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 to serve as the guest speaker at tonight’s dinner.

{Yair Alpert-Matzav.com Israel}