After many years of studying, a bochur in Morristown yeshiva has completed the entire Shas.
After many years of diligent studying, Ephraim Lerner, a
Speakers at the siyum included Rabbi Chaim Schapiro, the menahel of the yeshivah, and Rabbi Moshe Herson, head shliach of New Jersey. Both spoke of a letter the Rebbe once wrote about celebrating such an accomplishment with joy. That joy was evident when the students broke out in spontaneous dancing after Ephraim repeated a hadran of the Rebbe.
Ephraim’s grandfather, Reb Chaim Lerner, who flew in from Las Vegas to attend the event, presented Rabbi Herson with a dollar he had received from the Rebbe. Lerner related that when Ephraim’s father, Reb Leib Lerner, was studying at the same yeshivah in Morristown, with a blessing for continued success in his studies. The