Bochurim Celebrate Rosh Yeshiva’s Birthday

The 53rd birthday of Toronto Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Akiva Wagner was celebrated by his students on Wednesday with a festive banner, a birthday cake, and a ma’amar recited after Mincha.

By reporter

The 53th birthday of Rabbi Akiva Wagner, Rosh Yeshiva of Toronto Yeshiva, was celebrated on Wednesday by his students.

The bochurim celebrated with a festive banner and by presenting their beloved Rosh Yeshiva with a birthday cake and bottle of mashke.

The Rosh Yeshiva himself, however, marked his birthday modestly, choosing to chazer a ma’amar after Mincha in Yeshiva, as per the Rebbe’s instructions for a birthday.

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