On the morning of Monday, February 22, in the hospital, «Hadassah Ein Kerem» passed away 93-year-old Rabbi Yochanan Sofer, the head of the Chassidic court Erlau.
Rabbi Sofer was the oldest Chapter of Chassidic course, was part of the «Council of the great characters of the Torah» in the party «Agudat Yisrael» and was one of the spiritual leaders of the block «Jadot a-Torah». He was considered the head of the right wing of this unit.
The funeral of Rabbi Yochanan Sofer will be held at 14:00 at the cemetery «and Ar-Menuhot» in Jerusalem. The funeral procession will depart at 11:30 from the yeshiva in the Metropolitan area of Katamon.
It is expected that the Rabbi’s funeral will be attended by thousands of people.