Rav Shalom Reuven Feinstein, rosh yeshiva of Yeshiva of Staten Island, and his wife, Rebbetzin Sheila Feinstein, were in a car accident today in New York and are in need of rachamei Shomayim.
The vehicle in which the rosh yeshiva and rebbetzin were traveling hit a tree.
The rebbetzin, we are told, underwent an emergency procedure at a Staten Island hospital to address crash-related injuries. The surgery was a success and the rebbetzin is now recovering.
The rosh yeshiva is said to be in stable condition. X-rays for the Rosh Yeshiva came back and there are no major injuries, boruch Hashem.
Rav Reuven is the youngest of the four children of Rav Moshe and Rebbetzin Sima Feinstein. Rav Reuven joined his father in establishing the Yeshiva of Staten Island in 1966 and has served as rosh yeshiva of the yeshiva ever since.
All are asked to daven for a refuah sheleimah for Rav Shalom Reuven ben Shima and Chava Sarah bas Itta Devorah.