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The simcha commenced in the Main Vishnitzer Beis Medrash in Monsey with a traditional “poor meal” which was served on Friday, erev Shabbos Bo. The meal was combined with a seudas bris milah of a son born to Rabbi Naftali Hager; son of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Hager; son of the Boro Park Vishnitzer Rav. The Vishnitzer Rebbe took part in the bris as well as in the seudah.

Baruch Hashem, the Vishnitzer Rebbe has recuperated from his disabling illness and its complications. The Aufruf Sabbos Bo was the first time since Sukkos that he conducted and participated in all Shabbos tefillas and tisch, in addition to the aufruf kiddush.

On Sunday evening, Vishnitz celebrated the bar mitzvah of Yisroel Avrohom Stein; son of Rabbi Eliezer Stein; son of Rabbi Dovid Shlomo Stein, Faltecharner Rebbe in Bensonhurst. Rabbi Eliezer is the son-in-law of Rabbi Eliezer Zev Hager, Jerusalem Vishnitzer Rav; son of the Monsey Vishnitzer Rebbe. The event was led by the Vishnitzer Rebbe. Tuesday evening, the traditional chassan mahl was celebrated with the Vishnitzer Rebbe and the chassan sitting at the head of the dais.

Late Wednesday afternoon, the Vishnitzer Rebbe entered the kabbolas panim for the chassan before the badchan began his mussar directives for the chassan. The chuppah ceremony was conducted in front of the Rebbe’s residence and the Rebbe served as the mesader kiddushin. The remaining honors were given to the chassan’s and the kallah’s grandfathers. The wedding was grandly celebrated with a festive meal and a mitzvah dance in the beis medrash.

Thursday evening sheva berachos was conducted at the Vishnitzer Yeshiva in Kiamesha Lake. The Shabbos Beshalach as well as the Tuesday, February 7, sheva berachos were celebrated in the Main Vishnitzer Beis Medrash in Monsey.

Toldos Avrohom Yitzchok Rebbe In America

Rabbi Shmuel Yaakov Kohn, Toldos Avrohom Yitzchok Rebbe in Jerusalem, is visiting the New York City metropolitan area. The Rebbe will be celebrating Tu B’Shevat at the Rose Castle, 380 Flushing Avenue, on Wednesday, February 8, beginning at 4:30 p.m. The Tu B’Shevat tisch, as in years past, will be set on tables set with as many different types of fruit as possible. In addition to being picture worthy, the tisch will give chassidim the opportunity to bless and taste both exotic and regular fruits.

The Toldos Avrohom Yitzchok Rebbe will be in the New York City area for Shabbos Yisro (February 10-11), Mishpatim (February 17-18), and Terumah ((February 24-25). As of this writing, the Rebbe’s agenda, which may change, will have him in Williamsburg at the family home of Yitzchok Rosenberg on Ross Street (718-387-2184), from his arrival time on Monday morning, February 6, to Thursday, February 9. Shabbos Yisro will be held in Seagate. Shabbos Mishpatim will be held in Boro Park. Additional details have yet to be released.

Munkatcher Rebbe (L) with his brother, the Dinover Rebbe.

Pupa/Dinover Chassunah

On Monday evening, February 6, Yechezkel Simcha Yesochor Ber Rabinovich married Sarah Rivka Greenwald, the daughter of Rabbi Meir Greenwald, Pupa dayan and eldest son of Rabbi Yaakov Yechezkel Grunwald, Pupa Rebbe. The chassan is the son of Rabbi Chaim Elazar Rabinovich, Dinover dayan; son of Rabbi Ytzchok Yaakov Rabinovich, Dinover Rebbe. Prior to the establishment of the new Dinover Beis Medrash in Williamsburg in 2008 and his appointment as dayan, Rabbi Chaim Elazar served as Rav of Beis Medrash Tehilos Yoel Satmar in Boro Park.

The new Dinover Beis Medrash at 77 Wallabout Street served as the venue for the grand Shabbos tefillas, aufruf, tisch, and traditional festivities. The kabbolas panim for the chassan was held at the Pupa Beis Medrash, 658 Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg. The kabbolas panim for the kallah was held at the Imperial, 712 Bedford Avenue. The chuppah was on a raised platform so that the thousands of chassidimwho participated were able to witness the entire ceremony. One side of Bedford Avenue was reserved for ladies and the other side for men.

Mitzvah Dance of the Pupa Rebbe.

The chassunah meal was held at the beis medrash for men and at the Imperial for ladies.

The current Pupa Rebbe is a son-in-law of Rabbi Meir Greenwald, zt”l (d. 1965), Tetcher Rav in Toronto; son of Rabbi Avrohom Yosef Greenwald, zt”l (1878-1928), Ungvarer Rav and son of Rabbi Moshe Greenwald, zt”l (1853-1911), Chuster Rav and author of Arugas Habosem

The Dinover Rebbe is the grandson of Rabbi Chaim Elazar Shapiro, zt”l (1872-1937), Munkatcher Rebbe and prolific author of Minchas Elazar, and also grandson of Rabbi Nosson Dovid Rabinovich, zt”l (1866-1930), Partzover Rebbe and author of V’eilu Hadevorim Shenemru L’Dovid. The Partzover Rebbe was the son of Rabbi Yitzchok Yaakov Rabinovich, zt”l (1847-1905), Biala Rebbe and author of Divrei Bina.

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