Last week, HaRav Yosef Tzvi Dunner, the raavad of
Hisachdus Kehillos Hachareidim in England and the president
of European Agudas Yisroel, arrived in Eretz Yisroel.
The purpose of the visit of HaRav Dunner, who is one of the
most prominent leaders of chareidi Jewry abroad, is to
supervise the baking of Pesach matzos for the chareidi
community of England.
The Raavad was accompanied by his son, the dayan,
HaRav Aharon Dovid, who is also the rav of the Adas
Yisroel community of Tottenham and who helped his father in
the supervision of the baking of the matzos.
For over thirty years, the HaRav Dunner has been coming to
Eretz Yisroel to supervise the baking of the matzos for the
Jews of England. This year, over 15 tons of matzos will be
baked under the Kedassia hechsher.
HaRav Yosef Tzvi Dunner is considered one of the greatest
experts in the world in the field of kashrus due to
the vast experience he has acquired over a fifty year period
as head of the kashrus committee of Kedassia, which
has earned the confidence of all streams of chareidi
Throughout his brief visit, he met with the gedolei
Last Thursday night (19 Adar) he met with Maran HaRav Yosef
Sholom Eliashiv, and spoke with him about issues of
importance in Eretz Yisroel and England.