Sunday, November 30, 2014

Historic trip to Volozhyn and Kletsk

The yeshiva in Kletzk, Belarus founded by Rav Aaron Kotler
 A delegation of  Torah supporters and descendants of Rav Aaron Kotler ztl took a trip to Kletzk in Belarus, commemorating Rav Aarons  52nd Yartzheit where Rav Aaron Kotler founded his Yeshiva Eitz Chaim. The Original yeshiva building built in 1923 is still standing today. The group davened  and studied Torah there, the current Lakewood Rosh yeshiva Rav Malkiel Kotler gave a shiur in the Kletzk yeshiva building. The group paid visits to cities of the Yeshiva World, ancient Jewish cemeteries in Kletzk Volozhyn, Vilna and Baranovich among other locations. Photos, videos below.
for pictures of the BMG Moscow trip click HERE

Volozin Bais hakevaros

Matziva in Volozhyn

Volozhyn yeshiva building birth of the yeshiva world

Photo credits; Minsk Guide, Belarus

Arriving at The Kletsk Yeshiva
In Moscow with Mona Rosenblum


  1. Was this separate or did it coincide with the Hakamas Matzeiva of RBB?

    1. Two separate events, hashgacha that it coincided