Tribute


Rabbi Meir Zlotowitz, Z”l, Founder of Artscroll

Rabbi Meir Zlotowitz, z”l, pioneer of English-language Torah literature who stood at the helm of ArtScroll Mesorah Publishers since its founding and brought Tanach, Mishnayos, Shas Bavli and Yerushalmi and…

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Harav Elchonon Scheinerman, Zt”l

Harav Elchonon Scheinerman was niftar at the age of 98 on Shabbos Parashas Shlach. He was one of the few remaining talmidim of Hagaon Harav Yeruchim Levovitz, zt”l, in the…

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Rebbetzin Gittel Cohen, A”h

Rebbetzin Gittel Cohen, a”h, 92, widow of Harav Moshe Cohen, zt”l, and daughter of the previous Mattersdorfer Rav, Harav Shmuel Ehrenfeld, zt”l, was niftar on Erev Shabbos, 12 Adar. Rebbetzin…

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Mrs. Pearl (Ita Perel) Benisch, A”h

Mrs. Pearl Benisch, a”h, an inspiring and sought-after speaker who authored immensely popular books in her later years and inspired a generation, was niftar at the age of 100. Pearl…

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Community Mourns Mr. Omid Gholian, Z”l

Police Investigating As Possible Murder The Jewish-Iranian community of Marine Park, Brooklyn was shocked and saddened by news of the petirah of Omid Gholian, z”l, 43, which is being investigated…

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Rebbetzin Chana Wieder, Linzer Rebbetzin, A”h

Rebbetzin Chana Wieder, the Linzer Rebbetzin of Boro Park and mother-in-law of the Klausenburger Rebbe, shlita passed away on Tuesday afternoon, she was 92. Rebbetzin Wieder was a chessed powerhouse, helping…

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Mrs. Ruth Klugman, A”h

Mrs. Ruth Klugman, a”h, 86, who was a pillar of chessed and the picture of selflessness, was niftar this past Shabbos. She was the widow of Reb Rafael Klugman, z”l,…

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Rebbetzin Ruth Schonfeld, A”h

Rebbetzin Ruth Schonfeld, a”h, wife of, ybl”c, Rabbi Fabian Schonfeld, longtime Mara d’Asra of the Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills, was niftar on Monday, 11 Teves. She was 93…

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Reb Betzalel Steinberg, Z”l

Reb Betzalel Steinberg, a legendary member of Boro Park Hatzolah and well-known baal chessed, was niftar Sunday night at the age of 62, after a 10-month illness. Reb Betzalel was born in…

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Reb Beinish Mandel, z”l

Reb Beinish Mandel, z”l, widely known baal chessed and longtime member of Flatbush Hatzalah, was niftar on 29 Kislev, the fourth day of Chanukah. He was 59 years old and…

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Rebbetzin Malka Hager, A”h

Rebbetzin Malka Hager, a”h, the widow of the Kossov Zolitchick Rebbe, zy”a, was niftar on Wednesday night, 22 Kislev. She was 90 years old. The Rebbetzin was remembered as a…

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‘Mamme Fuhn Klal Yisrael’

Picture a middle-aged woman, living in England near many married children and grandchildren, reaping nachas from them and comfortably ensconced in the place she had lived her whole life. Her…

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Reb Moshe Chanoch Grunfeld, Z”l

The Bobover kehillah is mourning the petirah of Reb Moshe Chanoch Grunfeld, z”l, who served as gabbai to three generations of Bobover Rebbes. Shortly after Harav Shlomo Halberstam, zy”a, assumed…

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Mrs. Libby Wasser, a”h

The Gerrer kehillah is mourning the petirah of Mrs. Libby Wasser (née Dinkles), a”h, who was niftar on Thursday, Rosh Chodesh Kislev. She is remembered as an especially warm and…

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A Tribute to Reb Ben Zion Shenker, Z”l

Reb Ben Zion Shenker, z”l, the legendary composer and singer, whose contributions to Jewish music inspired generations, was niftar on Sunday 19 Cheshvan. He was 91 years old. Generations have…

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Mordechai Tawil, Z”l, Niftar in Tragic Accident

Grief and pain struck the community of Monsey late Wednesday night when a car-pedestrian accident claimed the life of Mordechai Tawil, z”l, 17, a talmid at Yeshivat Tiferet Torah in…

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