Pirchei Agudas Yisroel of Montreal The Bob Ament branch held its 36th Annual Siyum Mishnayos on Februrary 16th -18th, Shabbos Parshas Teruma, at the Yeshiva Gedolah Mercaz Hatora. The event ran from Thursday evening to Sunday Morning. About 500 boys from cities such as Toronto, Passaic and Providence, RI spent the weekend inspired by Rabbonim and mechanchim of the Montreal community.
Speakers included Rabbi Moshe Mendel Glustein, Rosh Yeshiva, Yeshiva Gedola of Montreal; Rabbi Yonasan Binyomin Weiss, Av Beis din of Montreal; Rabbi Shimon Zefferen, Rosh Yeshiva, Yeshiva Gedola of Montreal; Rabbi Mendel Carmel, Menahel, Yeshiva Mercaz Hatora; Rabbi Moshe Blaustein, Director Pirchei Agudas Yisroel of Toronto; Rabbi Ephraim Levi, National Director, Pirchei Agudas Yisroel of America; and Rabbi Yosef Treisser, Director, Pirchei Agudas Yisroel of Montreal.
This year’s siyum was dedicated to the memory of Rabbi Aron Leib Steinman, zt”l, and the special guest for Shabbos was Rabbi Mordechai Finkelman, Masgiach Ruchani Yeshiva Ohr Hachaim.
Rabbi Finkelman mesmerized the boys with amazing stories. The highlight of the weekend was the Melave Malka, where the Pirchim were mesayem Shisha Sidrei Mishnah and treated to a special audio-visual presentation on Rabbi Steinman’s life. The Siyum weekend was coordinated by Rabbi Yossi Treisser, Rabbi Moshe Goldberg, Rabbi Sholi Meisels and Rabbi Kalman Emanuel.