Video: Hesped for Harav Elya Svei zt”l by Rav Yaakov Fensterheim


rabbi-fensterheim[Video below.] Last night, hespeidim for Harav Elya Svei zt”l, rosh hayeshiva of Yeshiva of Philadelphia, were given at K’hal Ohr Yechezkel in Lakewood, NJ. The speakers were Harav Moshe Shimon Luria, mara d’asra of K’hak Ohr Yechezkel, Harav Ephraim Zuravin, Rosh Kollel Ahavas Torah V’Chesed; and Harav Yaakov Fensterheim, a maggid shiur at Yeshiva Beth Moshe of Scranton.

To view a video of a portion of Harav Fensterheim’s drasha, click below:


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  1. Why does he have to mention, at a Hesped; That Reb Elya used to fight with Yeshiva University, and that Reb Elya was against Yeshivos taking government programs, the way they do, but did nothing to stop it.


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