PILLAR OF TRUTH
The Magnificent Legacy of
HaRav Yaakov Weinberg zt"l
ABOUT THE FILM
This past 17th of Tamuz, 2019, marks the 20th Yahrzeit of HaRav Yaakov Weinberg zt"l, Rosh HaYeshiva of Ner Yisroel. His legacy lives on through the thousands he guided, from all walks of life, for over 50 years in Baltimore - and communities around the world.
Rav Weinberg zt"l lived before the proliferation of video recordings. However, the project includes rare video footage not seen for over two decades. Two years of research... Includes interviews of nearly 100 prominent rabbonim, family members, lay leaders, and others... From over 20 cities around the world... Reviewed and approved by the family... Living before an era of everything being video recorded, this project includes many rare pieces of video footage!
Some of the many interviewees include:
Mr. Moishe Bane, Rav Tzvi Berkowitz, Rabbi Dr. Yitzchak Breitowitz, Rav Moshe Brown, Rav Simcha Cook, HaRav Aharon Feldman, Rabbi Emanuel Feldman, Rabbi Moshe Hauer, Rav Yaakov Hopfer, HaRav Shmuel Kamenetsky, Mr. Larry Katz, Rabbi Avrum Kowalsky, Rav Nochum Lansky, Rabbi Boruch Leff, HaRav Sheftel Neuberger, Rav Nota Schiller, Rabbi Dovid Spetner, Rav Beryl Weisbord, Rabbi Dovid Zargari, HaRav Yochanan Zweig, and many others!
More About the Film:
Rav Aryeh Levin, Rav Shlomo Heiman, Rav Dovid Leibowitz, Rav Yitzchok Hutner, Rav Yaakov Yitzchok Ruderman, Rav Shach; what do they all have in common? All were rebbeim of Rav Yaakov Weinberg zt"l! Hear the story of one of the first American-born Gedolim...who valued and grew from Gedolim!
Committed to truth, Rav Weinberg's unique approach made Torah accessible to thousands from all walks of life. Discover why Rav Noach Weinberg zt"l, his brother and founder of Aish HaTorah, viewed him as his Rebbe and the Rebbe of Klal Yisroel. Experience the warmth of the Rosh HaYeshiva who guided thousands in Baltimore and beyond. Join us for this powerful and inspiring new film, and find out what made him a... PILLAR OF TRUTH!