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2nd Yahrtzeit of Rabbi Noah Weinberg zt"l


Friends and alumni of Aish HaTorah will meet to mark the second yahrtzeit of Rabbi Noach Weinberg, zt"l. The gathering will be held on Saturday evening, January 15, 2011, at 8:00 p.m. at the Beth Shalom synagogue, 733 Passaic Ave. in Passaic, New Jersey.

Speakers for the special event include Rabbi Motty Berger, Rabbi Yerachmiel Milstein, and Rabbi Yaakov Salomon. Videos of Rabbi Weinberg will also be shown.

The gathering includes a dessert reception, and admission is free. Due to limited seating, RSVP is requested by emailing


Aish Toronto will hold "A Night of Remembrance and Toras Chaim" on Sunday, January 16, 2011, from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. at the Aish HaTorah Dan Family Community Centre, 949 Clark Avenue, West. Rabbi Shalom Schwartz, Founding Director of Aish Toronto and present Director of Aish Jerusalem Leadership Development, will deliver the keynote address: "Core Values of Aish and Rabbi Weinberg." After the talk, attendees will have a choice of 5 sessions.

See the full schedule below:

Also, on Shabbat, January 15, at 11 a.m. at The Village Shul, 1072 Eglinton Ave. W. - Rabbi Shalom Schwartz speak about: "Core Values of Aish and Rabbi Weinberg."


Saturday Night, Sunday January 17

Learning seder from 7:30-8:30 in the Beis Midrash followed by a screening of the film "Through the Ashes" and a short film about Rabbi Weinberg zt"l in the Kirk Douglas Auditorium. A family member will speak about their personal recollections of the Rosh Yeshiva, followed by Melava Malka.

Sunday, January 18

8:45 a.m. leave for the cemetery

9:15 Har Hamenuchos Cemetery – Tehillim, Hesped by a family member

11:30 – 1:00 Symposium on Rabbi Weinberg’s Torah at Aish HaTorah. There will be 6 different classes taking place in two separate time slots (full list to be announced).

1:00 Lunch
1:30 Mincha

1:50 - 3:30 Hespedim v'Askara (Ezras Nashim will be open.)

  1. Rabbi Nosson Zvi Finkel
  2. Rabbi Avraham Pinchus
  3. Rabbi Chaim Walkin
  4. Rabbi Raphael Shore
  5. Rabbi Hillel Weinberg, Rosh Yeshiva

3:30 - 5:30 pm - preparing the sugya of "Gadol Talmud Torah sh'mayvi l'yadey maaseh."

5:30 – 6:30 pm - Shiurim:
Rabbi Hillel Weinberg for the Kollel
Rabbi Dovid Schoonmaker for the Beis Midrash Level
Shiurim for Intermediate Program

6:30 – Shiur and Askara from Reb Chaim Uri Freund (in Hebrew)


A women's event is being held in honor of the Rabbi Weinberg's yahrtzeit on Sunday evening, January 16, at 8 p.m. in the Aish World Center overlooking the Kotel.

Features of the evening include:

8:00 p.m. – Elegant Dessert Buffet

8:45 p.m. – "Mother to Mother": An inspirational film of personal advice directly from great women of our generation, including:

  • Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller
  • Rebbetzin Sarah Finkel
  • Rebbetzin Altusky
  • Rebbetzin Malka Kaganoff

10:00 p.m. – A short tribute film to the Rosh HaYeshiva zt'l and his vision for the Jewish people

10:15 p.m. – Closing remarks LIVE from Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller

Films will be shown in the Kirk Douglas Theater.
This event is for women only. Minimum donation: 45 NIS.
For more info, contact: Julie Amar 052-691-5359

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The week before Rabbi Weinberg's yartzeit – on Sunday, January 9 – EYAHT is planning a trip to the Har HaMenuchos cemetery (weather permitting), to pray at the burial places of the Tzadikim buried there: Rabbi Moshe Feinstein, Rabbi Aharon Kotler, Rebbetzin Kotler, Rabbi Shneur Kotler, Rabbi Lazer Yudel Finkel, Rabbi Chaim Shmuelevitz, the Brisker Rav, Rabbi Michel Feinstein, Rabbi Yosef Yosel Horowitz, the Tchebiner Rav and many more.

The trip will conclude at the grave of Rabbi Noah Weinberg in honor of the Second Yartzeit.

Transportation will be leaving from the EYAHT building in Kiryat Sans at 9:45 a.m. promptly, and hope to return by 12:30 p.m.

To reserve a place on the bus, please RSVP by January 6. (02) 538-2522


Aish St. Louis will be holding the Annual Rabbi Noah Weinberg Lecture on Sunday, January 16 at 7 p.m. This year’s guest speaker is Rabbi Simcha Weinberg, Rabbi Noah’s nephew, who has served as a pulpit rabbi, rosh yeshiva, rabbinic court judge and counselor to thousands. He is currently president of The Foundation Stone, a Jewish educational resource.

Location: “The Firehouse” – the Gloria and Rubin Feldman Aish HaTorah West Center for Jewish Studies, 457 N. Woodsmill Rd., Chesterfield, MO 63017.

To ensure your spot, please RSVP by January 13 – call 314-862-2474, or email

Suggested donation: $10

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