HEALTH MINISTER RABBI LITZMAN VISITS RAV BERLAND IN HADASSAH
Today, (Tuesday April 18th, 2017) the Israeli Minister for Health, Rabbi Yaakov Litzman, came to visit Rav Eliezer Berland, shlita, at the Hadassah hospital hotel where he is recuperating after a number of serious surgeries.
Rabbi Litzman is the head of the Agudat Yisrael section of the United Torah Judaism alliance in the Knesset, and a Gerrer chassid. He first became active in political life under the direction of the late Gerrer Rebbe, Rebbe Simcha Binem Alter, ztl.
Now, he has a reputation for being one of the ‘right hand men’ of the current Gerrer Rebbe, Rebbe Yaakov Aryeh Alter, shlita, and is known to consult with the Gerrer Rebbe on a daily basis.
A recent poll that was carried out on behalf of the Israeli TV Channel 2 showed that Israelis approved of Rabbi Litzman more than any other minister in the present Israeli cabinet.