Announcement: R Asher Weiss in Far Rockaway

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A Time for Guidance, A Time for Chizuk

A community-united chizuk and hisorirus event

The united Five Towns/Far Rockaway/Bayswater community will join together for continued strength and direction during this challenging time.

Sunday, November 18th – 12pm
at The White Shul – 728 Empire Avenue

12:00 – Welcome and Divrei Bracha
Rabbi Eytan Feiner

12:05 – HaGaon Rav Asher Weiss shlit”a

12:40 – Rabbi Paysach Krohn

1:10 – Tehillim and Acheinu
Rabbi Raphael Pelcovitz and Rabbi Yaakov Reisman

1:30 – Mincha Gedolah

About Gil Student

Rabbi Gil Student is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of, a leading website on Orthodox Jewish scholarly subjects, and the Book Editor of the Orthodox Union’s Jewish Action magazine. He writes a popular column on issues of Jewish law and thought featured in newspapers and magazines, including The Jewish Link, The Jewish Echo and The Vues. In the past, he has served as the President of the small Jewish publisher Yashar Books and as the Managing Editor of OU Press. Rabbi Student serves on the Executive Committee of the Rabbinical Council of America. He also serves on the Editorial Boards of Jewish Action magazine, the Journal of Halacha and Contemporary Society and the Achieve Journal of Behavioral Health, Religion & Community, as well as the Board of OU Press. He has published five English books, the most recent titled Search Engine volume 2: Finding Meaning in Jewish Texts -- Jewish Leadership, and served as the American editor for Morasha Kehillat Yaakov: Essays in Honour of Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks.


  1. “A time for Guidance”? Really?

    I hope all this means is guidance in getting their homes and finances in order.

  2. Will Rav Asher Weiss be speaking in the community at all?

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