Tragedy in Flatbush: Turda Rov Killed in Accident


candle-small6Rav Moshe Adler zt”l of Yerushalayim, the Turda Rov, was killed last night in a tragic car accident in Brooklyn. The rov was rushed to the hospital with severe head injuries and passed away of a heart attack suffered during hospitalization.

Rav Adler, according to soruces, had left the house where he was staying to go to a car waiting for him to take him to a shiur he was to deliver. On his way to the car, a vehicle hit him. He was injured and rushed to the hospital.

Rav Adler was a son of the Turda Rov, Rav Yosef Adler.

Exactly one year ago, Rav Adler was in the United States to raise funds and was also seriously wounded in an accident at the time and was hospitalized for months. His recent trip to the United States ended last night in terrible tragedy.

The accident occurred at about 7:45 p.m. on  Avenue J and East 9th Street in Flatbush, Brooklyn, as Rav Adler was crossing the street.

The rov, who was 83, is survived by three sons and a daughter.

Yehi zichro boruch.

{Yossi Newscenter}