Mourning a Leader

The news of Reb Aharon’s passing swept quickly throughout the Jewish world. Tens of thousands of mourners came to participate in his somber levaya (funeral). With heart rending cries and copious tears they escorted the holy tzadik to his final resting place on Har HaMenuchos.

The generation that had just begun to see a light shining through the dark clouds of war now had their beacon taken from them. As the Torah says, “And the whole Jewish nation mourned Aharon’s passing”