Flatbush Rabbonim Deliberate Important Issues At Forum

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The Rabbonim who attended were from all segments of the greater Flatbush area, including the Sephardic, Chasidishe, Russian, Yeshiva and Litvish communities. A committee was formed to work on vital communal issues.
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Among the many topics on the agenda was a presentation on technology and its impact on Yeshiva and Bais Yaakov students by Rabbi Mordechai Kirschenbaum, Menahel of Yeshiva Ateret Torah; and a FJCC effort to help needy families on a weekly basis in partnership with Masbia of Flatbush, by the executive director of Masbia, Alexander Rapaport

Over forty Rabbonim representing a cross section of the Flatbush community gathered last week to deliberate important issues at an FJCC coordinated meeting.

Among the many topics on the agenda was a presentation on technology and its impact on Yeshiva and Bais Yaakov students by Rabbi Mordechai Kirschenbaum, Menahel of Yeshiva Ateret Torah; and a FJCC effort to help needy families on a weekly basis in partnership with Masbia of Flatbush, by the executive director of Masbia, Alexander Rapaport.

Rabbi Moshe Tuvia Leiff, Rov of Agudath Israel Bais Binyamin, stated “It is important for our Rabbonim to meet on common relevant issues. It is through this type of united effort that we can effectively accomplish great things for our Flatbush Kehila.”

The Rabbonim who attended were from all segments of the greater Flatbush area, including the Sephardic, Chasidishe, Russian, Yeshiva and Litvish communities. A committee was formed to work on vital communal issues.

The meeting was chaired by Josh Mehlman, chairman of the Flatbush Jewish Community Coalition, FJCC, and hosted by Rabbi Aharon Harari-Raful at Congregation Keter Torah.

Rabbi Moshe Tuvia Leiff, Rov of Agudath Israel Bais Binyamin, stated “It is important for our Rabbonim to meet on common relevant issues. It is through this type of united effort that we can effectively accomplish great things for our Flatbush Kehila.”

Rabbi Yisroel Reisman, shlita, was among the chashuva rabbonim who participated at the forum organized by the FJCC

Rabbi Mordechai Twerski, Rov of Bais Medrash Ateres Shloime, explained that “The Rabbonim are facing the toughest challenges in our community. They need and want to meet these challenges. It is essential that the Rabbonim take upon themselves responsibility through which Klal Yisroel can gain true Torah guidance”

The meeting was chaired by Josh Mehlman, chairman of the Flatbush Jewish Community Coalition, FJCC, and hosted by Rabbi Aharon Harari-Raful at Congregation Keter Torah.

Edited by: JV Staff

 

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