It is with great sadness that Matzav.com reports the passing of Rav Yekusiel Bittersfeld zt”l, rosh yeshiva of Yeshiva Harbotzas Hatorah and Yeshiva Be’er Shmuel. He was 91 years old.
A talmid of Yeshivas Ponovezh and later Bais Medrash Govoah in Lakewood, Rav Bittersfeld was a son-in-law of Rav Chaim Tzvi Kruger zt”l, rov of Brussels in Belgium.
The levayah was held this morning at his yeshiva, Yeshiva Harbotzas Hatorah, located in Flatbush and led by his son, Rav Shmuel Yosef Bittersfeld, rov of Bais Medrash Bais Nachum in Lakewood, NJ.
Rav Bittersfeld leaves behind his rebbetzin and their children, Mrs. Henny Schiff, Mrs. Goldie Nussbaum, Rav Avrohom Aharon Bittersfeld, and Rav Shmuel Yosef Bittersfeld.
Yehi zichro boruch.