Rabbi Mordechai Sternberg
Rabbi Mordechai Sternbergpicture used with permission of family

Prayers and the recitation of Psalms will be held across the country at 1 pm tomorrow (Wednesday) for the recovery of Rabbi Mordechai Sternberg, dean of the Har Hamor Yeshiva.

The prayer services are expected to take place in synagogues, schools, seminaries and yeshivas in many communities.

A special prayer will also be held at the same time at the Western Wall plaza led by Ateret Kohanim.

Rabbi Sternberg, who has been battling a serious illness for some time, has nevertheless made the effort to regularly attend and teach classes at his yeshiva.