Rav Shmuel Einstein zt”l

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It is with great sadness that Matzav.com reports the passing of Rav Shmuel Einstein zt”l, longtime rosh yeshiva of at the Ponovezh Yeshiva L’tzeirim in Bnei Brak. He was 88 years old.

Rav Einstein passed away at noon today at Mayanei HaYeshua Hospital in Bnei Brak.

A few weeks ago, Rav Einstein was hospitalized in a serious condition after losing consciousness. He passed away while surrounded by family members and talmidim.

Rav Einstein served for many years as a maggid shiur at Ponevezh Yeshiva L’tzeirim. After the passing of Rav Michel Yehudah Lefkowitz and Rav Naftali Nebenzahl, Rav Einstein was appointed to serve as rosh yeshiva.

All his adult life, Rav Einstein was marbitz Torah, teaching thousands of talmidim. He was known for his gentle nature and his care for ever ben Torah.

He published the novellae of Rav Akiva Eiger and received the approbation of Maran Rav Elazar Menachem Man Shach zt”l.

The levayah will be held at 8 p.m. at the Ponovezh Yeshiva L’teirim, on Rechov Ha’Admor M’Sanz in Bnei Brak, followed by kevurah in the Ponovezher Bais Hachaim in Bnei Brak.

Yehi zichro boruch.

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{Matzav.com Israel News Bureau}

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