Funeral For Leiby Kletzky Tonight

According to numerous tweets (thanks, Colin Campbell at, the Village Voice and Yeshiva World News, it looks like the funeral of Leiby Kletzky will be tonight. It is expected to draw thousands of mourners, mostly from the Orthodox Jewish community.

Yeshiva World News is reporting that they’ve spoken with “the Misaskin organization, who have been tasked with coordinating the Levaya (funeral)…with the NYPD.” According to YWN, the funeral will take place tonight at 8:30 pm, apparently at Beis Medrash Heichal Hatorah, located near 16th Avenue and 56th Street.


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