Rav Yaakov Yitzchok (JJ) Stern z”l passed away on Friday morning, leaving behind his wife and six children, as well as his parents, his in-laws, his siblings, his extended family, and thousands of friends and admirers shocked by his sudden petirah.
The tragedy has spurred devoted baalei chesed to establish a fund to assist the family as they deal with this unspeakable tzarah.
An emergency parlor meeting will be held at 7 p.m. this evening at the home of Rav Zalman Sorotzkin, located at 19 Olive Court in Lakewood, NJ. Tax deductible donations may be made to Keren Yaakov Yitzchok. Donations can also be called in to 732.250.9015.
Everyone is asked to donate in any amount they are able to.
Update: Details of a second event to be held tonight are below: