It is with great sadness that reports the petirah of Rav Elya Meir Sorotzkin zt”l, rosh yeshiva of Yeshiva Tiferes Boruch of Springfield/Plainfield.

The rosh yeshiva battled illness for the last period and a name, Refoel, had been added. He was niftar this afternoon, Erev Shabbos.

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Rav Sorotzkin was a son of Rav Boruch Sorotzkin zt”l, rosh yeshiva of Telshe Yeshiva in Cleveland, and a son-in-law of Rav Shmuel Berenbaum zt”l, rosh yeshiva of Mirrer Yeshiva in Brooklyn.

Levayah details will be posted once they are finalized.

Yehi zichro boruch.