Rabbi Scheinberg, Torah Giant: From the US to Israel

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Tens of thousands attended on Wednesday the funeral of Rabbi Chaim Pinchas Scheinberg, the “Elder of the Torah Sages” as he was reverently called, who passed away in Jerusalem at the age of 101.

Rabbi Scheinberg, founder and head of Torah Ohr Yeshiva in Kiryat Mattersdorf and New York, and member of the Chief Council of Torah Sages of Degel Hatorah as well as member of the Presidium of Mifal HaShas, was buried at the Mount of Olives cemetery in Jerusalem after a lengthy funeral at which the greatest of Israel’s rabbis eulogized him.

Thousands walked to the burial site after the funeral service at the Torah Ohr yeshiva he founded, slowly climbing the steep road that ascends to the Mount of Olives.

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