WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn — Thousands of people are expected to attend funeral services for two prominent rabbis who drowned while swimming in Miami Tuesday.
Isaac Rosenberg and Chaim Parnes, well-known members of the Satmars, were swimming on Haulover Beach in Miami when they were caught in a rip current, according to the Miami Herald. A third person also swimming were taken to the hospital.
The bodies were flown to JFK overnight Wednesday and arrived around 5:30 a.m.
The funeral service for Rosenberg will be held at 9 a.m. at 14 Hooper st. in Williamsburg. Parms' funeral will be held a 1 p.m. in Orange County.
The NYPD expects 10,000 people or more to attend the services.
The Satmars is the largest ultra-Orthodox group in Orange County and Brooklyn.