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Memorial in Tribute to Rabbi Israel Wohlgelernter

02/16/2021 08:49:09 AM

Feb16

 

Join us as we convene to offer words of tribute and reflect upon the passing, contribution, and legacy of Rabbi Israel Wohlgelernter ז"ל, longtime rabbi of the Young Israel of Fifth Avenue / Sixteenth Street Synagogue.

This event will take place this Sunday (2/21) at 3 PM EST on Zoom and will feature several students, friends, and family members.

Rabbi Israel Wohlgelernter served as the Rabbi of the former Young Israel of Fifth Avenue / Sixteenth Street Synagogue for 45 years. Under his guidance, the synagogue became a vital center of downtown Jewish life. He was a graduate of Yeshiva University, a student of the late Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, and a retired professor of Talmud and Jewish philosophy at Yeshiva University.

Tue, April 20 2021 8 Iyyar 5781