With sadness we inform you of the passing on Erev Shabbos of Rabbi Chaim Zev (Herbert W. ) Bomzer.
The Levaya will take place on Sunday, 1:30pm @ Boulevard-Riverside Chapels 1450 Broadway Hewlett, NY 11557
The following comes from Wikipedia
"A leading figure in the American Jewish community, is widely recognized for his expertise and erudition in Halakha (Jewish Law). Ordained at Yeshiva University, he later received smicha from the revered Rabbis Joseph B. Soloveitchik and Moshe Feinstein. He holds a Doctorate in Jewish Education and Administration, as well as a Master of Arts in Jewish History and Philosophy.
He is the current President and Chairman of the Political Action Committee of the Vaad Harabonim of Flatbush and Assistant Professor of Judaic Studies at Yeshiva University, where he teaches Talmud and Judaic Law.
A recognized expert in Orthodox conversion to Judaism, Rabbi Bomzer was given approval to conduct conversion administration from the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rav Dvorkin, the Kaizmarker Rav, Rabbi Moshe Feinstein, and Rabbi Aaron Soloveitchik. He has been presiding over conversions for more than forty years
Rabbi Bomzer also serves as a chaplain for the New York City Department of Corrections at Rikers Island.
Hamokom Yenachem eschem Besoch Shaar Avaylay Tzion VeYerushalayim. Vehukeetzu Veranenu Shochnay Ufur vehu besochom.