The Crown Heights community is invited to hear divrei bracha and chizuk from Chacham Nissim Ben-Shimon, Rosh Av Bet Din of Tel Aviv – Yafo, in honor of Chai Elul and as a preparation for Tishrei 5784.
The Crown Heights community is invited to hear divrei bracha and chizuk from Harav Hagaon Chacham Nissim Ben-Shimon, Rosh Av Bet Din of Tel Aviv – Yafo in honor of Chai Elul and as a preparation for Tishrei 5784.
Chacham Ben-Shimon is one of 5 children of Chacham Mantzur Ben-Shimon who was the head of Yeshiva Porat Yosef in Yerushalayim.
His elder sister was married to the late Chacham Sholom Cohen, who replaced HaRav Ovadia Yosef as the spiritual head of Shas.
Chacham Ben-Shimon is the Rosh Av Bet Din from Tel Aviv – Yafo.
His son Avrohom (one of his 17 children) is a Chabad askan in Atlit, Israel and his grandson Yossi is the Shliach to Isla Mucheress, Mexico.
Chacham Ben-Shimon is currently in NY for several days to give chizuk and brachot and will be in Crown Heights on Tuesday. While there, he will be visiting the Rebbe’s room, the Rebbe’s library, the Ohel and also be meeting with the Crown Heights Bes Din
From 8:00 – 9:30 pm, Chacham Ben-Shimon will speak at the Merkaz Sefarad located at 556 Crown Street
He will later address the Bachurim and guests in 770 at 10:00 pm.
His visits in Crown Heights are being coordinated by Rabbi Eliezer (Lazer) Avtzon, Rav of the Merkaz Sefarad Chabad Shul and Sefardi community in Crown Heights.
Men and women are invited.