A young Rosh Yeshiva was treated this week to a unique – and useful – birthday gift.
At a farbrengen for his 40th birthday, Rabbi Moshe Orenstein was presented with a check for $40,000.
Some 40 friends and alumni of the Yeshivas Toras Menachem in Netanya, Israel, collected the sum, each contributing $1,000.
The enlarged Bank Leumi check was given to Orenstein, who heads the Yeshiva Ketana (Mesivta), thanking him for the “most important years of our life.”
Rabbi Moshe Chaim Lau, a prominent rabbi in Netanya, came to express his blessings for success.