5 Towns marks The Rav’s 25th yahrtzeit


This Shabbat, the Five Towns commemorates the 25th yahrtzeit of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik zt”l (left) with a community-wide Shabbaton. Participants from Yeshiva University's Rabbi Isaac Eichanan Theological Seminary include:

Rabbi Dr. David Shatz (center) at Bais Tefila following the main 9 am Shacharit minyan (on “The Rav’s Response to the Problem of Evil”) and at YI Woodmere following 5:35 pm Mincha (on “Is Praying for Our Needs Self-Centered?”).

Rabbi Dr. Jacob J. Schacter (right) with a drasha at YI of Woodmere following the main 8:45 am minyan, and a 4:50 pm lecture at Irving Place Minyan (on “Majesty and Humility: The Life, Leadership and Legacy of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, zt”l”), followed by Mincha and Seudah Shlishit at 5:35 pm.

•Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman (bottom) with 11 am drasha at Beth Sholom, and a lecture (“Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveichik and the World of Tomorrow”) at Seduah Shlishit following 5:20 Mincha at YI of Lawrence-Cedarshurst.

•Rabbi Hershel Schachter at Shaaray Tefila with a drasha at the 8:30 and 9 am minyanim, and at Knesseth Israel (White Shul) with a lecture at 4:25 pm followed by Mincha and Seudah Shlishit (5:25 pm).