Rav Boruch Mordechai Ezrachi Has Gall Bladder Removed

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Rav Boruch Mordechai Ezrachi, rosh yeshiva of Yeshiva Ateres Yisroel of Yerushalayim, is recovering from surgery after having his gall bladder removed at at Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Yerushalayim.

Rav Ezrachi has not been feeling well recently. Doctors will continue running a series of tests and deciding on whether any further medical intervention will be necessary as the rosh yeshiva convalesces at the hospital.

Born in Petach Tikva to R’ Yisroel and Hinda Ezrachi, the rosh yeshiva is 85 years old. As a bochur, he studied at Yeshivas Chevron and, at age 24, married his wife, Rebbetzin Shulamis, a daughter of Rav Meir Chodosh zt”l, mashgiach of Yeshivas Chevron.

Rav Ezrachi initially served as a maggid shiur at Yeshivas Chevron and then at Yeshivas Knesses Chizkiyahu in Kfar Chassidim before founding his own yeshiva in 1976. He called it Yeshivas Ateres Yisroel in memory of his father.

Rav Ezrachi has one son and four daughters, His brother, Rav Yitzchok, a son-in-law of Rav Chaim Shmulevitz zt”l, is a R”M at Yeshivas Mir Yerushalayim.

Rav Ezrachi is a member of the Moetzes Gedolei Hatorah of of Degel HaTorah. He has authored seforim titled “Birkas Mordechai” on Shas, al haTorah, and on the moadim. 

All are asked to daven for the refuah of Rav Boruch Mordechai ben Hinda Malkah.

{Matzav.com Israel  News Bureau}

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