Dear Rabbis:

Please mark your calendars for the Igud HaRabbonim/Rabbinical Alliance of America’s Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan Conference and Seudah which is scheduled to take place on Sunday, October 30, 2022, 5 Cheshvan 5783, 9:30 AM at Young Israel of Hewlett, located at 1 Piermont Avenue, Hewlett, New York 11557, where our chaver, Rabbi Simcha Hopkovitz, serves as the rabbi.

The Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan Seudah is dedicated l’zecher nishmas HaGaon HaRav Shmuel Ben HaGaon HaRav Yitzchok Noach Borenstein, Zt’l, father of our chaverim, Rabbi Mendy Borenstein and Rabbi Yitzchok Noach Borenstein, and father-in-law of our Executive Director/Menahel, Rabbi Moish Schmerler. Rabbi Shmuel Borenstein, Zt’l was a Rosh Mesivta at MTA YUHSB for close to half a century.

At the Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan conference, we will be addressed by our host Rabbi Simcha Hopkovitz; Rabbi Elly Merenstein, Rosh Mesivta, Mesivta Shaarei Pruzdor; and by Rabbi Moish Schmerler. Rabbi Yaakov Klass, our Presidium Chairman, will deliver the Administrative Report. Our Vice-President, Rabbi Joseph Salamon, will be the Chairman of the Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan Conference.

Please make every effort to attend this important Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan 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