Tribute


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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Reb Heshy Jacob, z”l

Reb Heshy Jacob, z”l, president of Chevra Hatzolah, leading askan of the Lower East Side community, and celebrated baal chessed, was niftar Thursday morning. He was 71 years old. Reb…

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9/11 Tribute Center Run by Volunteers to Move

A tribute center that’s been hosting tours led by volunteers with personal ties to the Sept. 11 attacks is moving and expanding. “Our mission here is to give a voice…

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Reb Yitzchok Meir Weisberger, z”l

A large crowd gathered on Monday morning at Beis Elimelech on Lakewood’s Harvard Street to mourn the tragic petirah of Reb Yitzchok Meir Weisberger, z”l, 65. Reb Weisberger was remembered…

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Harav Chaim Zelig Fasman, zt”l

The Jewish community of Los Angeles mourned the petirah of its beloved Rosh Kollel, Harav Chaim Zelig Fasman, zt”l, 83, who was niftar this past Shabbos, Erev Shavuos. With his…

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Mrs. Leah Levi, a”h

She was a woman of tremendous wisdom and great warmth. In consonance with her regal bearing and noble character, she did great deeds, privately and modestly. An exemplary daughter, sister,…

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Harav Yaakov Thumim, Altshtadter Rav, zt”l

Members of the Boro Park community were saddened to learn of the petirah of Harav Yaakov Thumim, zt”l, Altshtadter Rav, over Chol Hamoed Pesach. Harav Thumim, Rav of the Nachlas…

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