The VTHS Annual Dinner was amazing on so many levels. It is hard to choose which parts were the best. If you were one of the 600 people in attendance, you know what I mean. If not, you can watch the Highlights Video to see what I mean:
It is with profound sadness that we inform you of the passing of Rebbetzin Gita Cohen ע״ה, wife of the founding Dean of VTHS, Rabbi Shaya Cohen, עמו״ש.
The levaya will take place Sunday at 1:00 PM EST
Yeshiva Zichron Aryeh
1213 Bay 25th St.
Far Rockaway, NY 11691.
The Kevura will take place in Eretz Yisrael.
Update (4:00 PM PST): The aron is scheduled to arrive in Eretz Yisroel early Monday afternoon. The levaya will begin at 2:30 PM (approximately) from Shamgar and head to Her HaZeisim.
Shiva information: The daughters have already begun sitting shiva at 520 Seagirt Blvd, Far Rockaway. Rabbi Shaya Cohen and his sons will be sitting shiva through Monday evening in Israel at the Plachinsky home (Rechov Rabbi Aryeh 1). They will then return to continue Shiva in Far Rockaway. More information to follow.
May the family be comforted amongst the mourners of Tzion and Yerushalayim.
The Boys Division Winter Shabbaton is coming soon.
Chessed Theme is CIA (Chessed in Action). To start the chessed program, the girls decorated candle holders and halakot neiros bracha to be used for the first shaboos of the shabbos project.