The past week was busier than usual in the Vishnitzer Beis Medrash in Monsey. On Thursday evening, October 7, the son of Rabbi Meir Boruch Stein and grandson of Rabbi Yosef Stein, Foltechaner Rebbe, became engaged
to the daughter of Rabbi Chaim Meir Hager, son of Rabbi Yisroel Hager, Monsey Vishnitzer Rav, son of Rabbi Mordechai Hager, Monsey Vishnitzer Rebbe. Rabbi Meir Boruch Stein is a son-in-law of Rabbi Pinchas Sholom Hager, Boro Park Vishnitzer Rav and eldest son of the Monsey Vishnitzer Rebbe. Rabbi Yisroel Hager is the son of the Monsey Vishnitzer Rebbe and son-in-law of Rabbi Yisroel Eliezer Fish, Biksader Rebbe.
The bris of a great-grandson of the Monsey Vishnitzer Rebbe was celebrated on Shabbos Parshas Noach. The child was born to Rabbi Shneur Zalman Ernster, son of Rabbi Dovid Ernster, son of Rabbi Zev Ernster, son of Rabbi Moshe Ernster, Rav of Mekor Chaim in Israel. The child is a grandson of Rabbi Boruch Shimshon Hager, Beit Shemesh Vizhnitzer Rav and son of the Monsey Vishnitzer Rebbe. Rabbi Boruch Shimshon Hager is a son-in-law of Rabbi Moshe Yehoshua Hager, Bnei Brak Vishnitzer Rebbe. The Shalom Zachar took place on Friday night, Shabbos Parshas Noach, in the Bnei Brak Vishnitzer Beis Midrash.
On Monday, October 11, the Bar Mitzvah of a son of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Hager was celebrated in Monsey. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef is the son of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Hager, Kiamisha Lake Vishnitzer Rav and son of the Monsey Vishnitzer Rebbe. Rabbi Menachem Mendel is the son-in-law of Rabbi Chai Yitzchok Twersky, Rachmestrivka Rebbe in Boro Park; son-in-law of Rabbi Chaim Meir Hager, zt”l (1887-1972), Vishnitzer Rebbe. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef is the son-in-law of Rabbi Yosef Ben Zion Rottenberg, son of the Kosoner Rebbe of Israel.