A Giant Sense of Responsibility
Arrangements had even been made for him to stay in an apartment near a yeshiva so that he would be able to continue his practice of praying with a yeshiva-type minyan.
Despite all the efforts to persuade him, Rav Shach gently turned down the offer.
"People in Bnei Brak are always coming to my home," he explained, "in the hope of gaining my help. I think they are mistaken in assuming that I can solve their problems but they think so. Should I leave for Jerusalem they will come to my home and find the door locked. How can I leave when so many people need me?"