OBM: Hagaon Rabbi Gershon Mendel Garelik
61 illustrious years as the Shaliach for the Lubavitcher Rebbe and Rabbi of the ‘ Ohel Yakov’ community in Milan were faithfully served by Rabbi Gershon Mendel Garelik. On Shabbat Shkalim, his sudden passing at the ripe age of 88 left a rich legacy of activity and institutions such as the foundation of the RCE 21 years ago.
Hearing Megillah By ‘ZOOM’ Does it Fulfil the Halachic Obligation?
European Rabbis referred the question to the Director General of the RCE Rabbi Arie Goldberg, who transferred the question to The Chief Rabbi of Israel Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef for his decision.
Many Jews in Europe have no option to participate in public Megillah reading