BDE: Rebbetzin Chaya Felder Niftar at 102

By Hamodia Staff

BROOKLYN — Rebbetzin Chaya Felder, widow of Harav Tzvi Mordechai Felder, rav of the iconic “Felder’s shul” on 18th Avenue in Boro Park, has passed away at the age of 102.

Rebbetzin Felder was the mother of, ybl”c, Harav Shmuel Felder, and state Sen. Simcha Felder.

The building in which the Felder family lived and which also housed the shul formally knows as Bais Aharon, was destroyed by fire in 2020, sold to a kollel, and is under construction.

For the past two years, Rebbetzin Felder lived in Crown Heights, near her daughter.

She was niftar Tuesday night, surrounded by many children and grandchildren.

The levayah will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday outside the former shul building, on the corner of 18th Avenue at 49th Street.

Yehi zichra baruch.

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