Dear Rabbis:

Please mark your calendars for the Igud HaRabbonim/Rabbinical Alliance of America’s Rosh Chodesh Av Conference which is scheduled to take place on Sunday, July 31, 2022, 3 Av 5782, 6:30 PM at Ahi Ezer Yeshiva Congregation, located at 2433 Ocean Parkway, Brooklyn, New York 11235 where our Presidium Member, Rabbi Hanania Elbaz is the Rabbi.

The Rosh Chodesh Av Seudah is l’zecher nishmas HaGaon HaChacham Shalom Ben HaGaon HaChacham Chayim Elbaz, Zt’l father of our Presidium Member Rabbi Hanania Elbaz and father of our Chaver, Rabbi Eliyahu Elbaz, who is the Rabbi of the Sephardic Lebanese Congregation of Brooklyn.

At the Rosh Chodesh Av conference, we will be addressed by our host Rabbi Hanania Elbaz. Rabbi Yaakov Klass, Presidium Chairman, will deliver the administrative report. Our Vice-President, Rabbi Joseph Salamon, will be the Chairman of the Rosh Chodesh Av Conference.

Please make every effort to attend this important Rosh Chodesh Av Igud/RAA Conference, as is our custom important topics will be discussed.

Please remember to complete the Gemara you have chosen to learn for our Chai Ellul Annual Siyum HaShas.

On behalf of the Igud/RAA Presidium and of the Beth Din, I extend greetings of Torah.


Rabbi Mendy Mirocznik
Executive Vice-President, Rabbinical Alliance of America