07 June 2010

A Great Engulfing Darkness Descends


25 Sivan 5770

My dear, dear Children of Israel,

A major source of tremendous Torah light has been extinguished from our midst. HaRav Mordechai Eliyahu, the Rishon L'Tzion, ztz"l, has passed from this world into the next and we are sadder and poorer and in much more danger as a result.

He suffered on our behalf and advocated for us in Shamayim. He was a trustworthy and faithful shepherd for Klal Yisrael. The storm clouds swirling around us have just become much darker and more menacing. Cry out, Children! Call out to Hashem for mercy!

HKB"H should comfort us with the immediate revelation of Mashiach with techiyat hameitim!