Last Friday, the talmidim of Mesivta Ateres Yaakov had the distinct z’chus to hear divrei Torah from the Bostoner Rebbe of Yerushalayim, Rav Mayer Alter Horowitz, shlita. A unique Torah personality, the Rebbe inspired the talmidim through Torah and song.
The Rebbe is the son of HaRav Levi Yitzchak Horowitz, the second Bostoner Rebbe, and was born in Boston, Massachusetts. From 1969 to 1989, the Rebbe was rav of Congregation Beth Pinchas, located in Boston, and was integral to the formation of ROFEH International and the Torah Academy of Boston. The Rebbe now lives in Har Nof where he leads the vibrant Bostoner kehillah.
The Rebbe’s older brother, Rabbi Pinchos Dovid Horowitz, is the Bostoner-Chuster Rav of Boro Park, Brooklyn, and his younger brother, Rabbi Naftali Yehuda Horowitz, is the Bostoner Rebbe of Brookline, Massachusetts.
Following the divrei Torah, the MAY talmidim lined up to give shalom and receive a berachah from the Rebbe. The Rebbe warmly greeted each talmid, and for many of them included their names into the unique berachah that he gave them.