New Rov in Rishon: Rabbi Schneur Ashkenazi

Mazel Tov! Rabbi Shneur Zalman Ashkenazi has been appointed as the Rov of the central synagogue of Rishon Letzion, Israel’s fourth largest city, in a ceremony Tuesday evening.

Rabbi Ashkenazi is the son of Rabbi Mordechai Shmuel Ashkenazi, Rov of Kfar Chabad, and son-in-law of Rabbi Mordechai Tzvi Dubrowski, Rov of the Chabad Kehilah in Rishon Letzion.

Hundreds attended the ‘crowning’ ceremony, among them Chief Rabbi of Israel Rabbi Dovid Lau and Chief Rabbi of Rishon Letzion Rabbi Yehudah Wolpe.

Source: http://www.shturem.net/index.php?section=news&id=65658

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