Sunday, July 2, 2017
Matzav - Petirah of Rabbi Yaakov Gershon Burstyn z”l
Matzav It is with great sadness that Matzav.com reportsvthe passing of Rabbi Yaakov Gershon Burstyn, who suffered a heart attack on Shabbos morning in Lakewood, NJ, where he resides. He was 74. Rabbi Bursztyn served as the registrar at Beth Medrash Govoah, whose hanhalah he had been a part of for many years. Rabbi Burszty was in serious condition and was being treated at Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune, NJ. He passed away this morning. The levaya will take place at 2 PM at Beth Medrash Govoha, located at 6176 Street, between Private Way and Lakewood Avenue, in Lakewood, New Jersey. Kevurah will follow at the E. 7th St. Cemetery in Lakewood. Yehi zichro Boruch.