Rav Malkiel Kotler Becomes a Zaide for the First Time


rav-malkiel-kotlerLakewood, NJ – Rav Malkiel Kotler, rosh yeshiva of Beth Medrash Govoah of Lakewood, one of the largest yeshivos in the world, and member of the Moetzes Gedolei Hatorah of Agudas Yisroel of America, has become a grandfather for the first time with the birth of a granddaughter.

The baby girl is a daughter of Rav Kotler’s son-in-law and daughter, Rabbi Avrohom and Mrs. Nechama Perel Wachsman.

The baby’s other grandparents are Rav and Mrs. Pinchos Wachsman of Far Rockaway. Rav Wachsman is a popular maggid shiur in Yeshiva Darchei Torah in Far Rockaway.

The baby is a great-granddaughter of Rebbetzin Rishel Kotler, wife of Rav Shneur Kotler zt”l, rosh yeshiva of Beth Medrash Govoah, and Rav and Rebbetzin Zev Tikotzky.

The baby’s paternal great-grandparents are Rav and Mrs. Shalom Yosef Wachsman and, lhbcl”c, Rav Yerachmiel Menachem Berger zt”l.

May the baby be a source of great nachas to her parents, grandparents and entire family, and to all of Klal Yisroel.

{Dov Green-Matzav.com Newscenter}


  1. MAZEL TOV!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. Mazel Tov, Mazel Tov! Also a Great great granddaughter of Reb Aaron Kotler ZT”L, who’s 50 Yortzeit is coming up. B”H, finally some good/Simcha news being reported on Matzav.

  3. the baby is a great ainikel of Maran Rav Aharon Kotler and a great great of Maran Hagon Hagadol Rav Isser Zalman Meltzer, rosh yeshivas Etz Chaim.