Mrs. Leah Miriam Heidingsfeld a beloved mother and grandmother formerly of Australia, and more recently Los Angeles who was active in Mivtza Neshek, passed away on Tuesday, 21 Sivan. Updated: Shiva times.
Mrs. Leah Miriam Heidingsfeld a beloved mother and grandmother formerly of Australia, and more recently Los Angeles who was active in Mivtza Neshek, passed away on Tuesday, 21 Sivan.
She was 70 years old.
Mrs. Heidingsfeld was was a dedicated mashpia, educator, children’s book author and community askan in Sydney for many years, and later in Melbourne and LA. She was also active in Mivtza Neshek, and only recently launched a project to have 70 young girls should light Shabbos candles in honor of her 70th birthday.
She is survived by her husband Yehudo Heidingsfeld, and their children: Mrs. Nechomo Zirkind (CH), Rabbi Boruch Heidingsfeld (Winnipeg), Rabbi Sholom Heidingsfeld (S. Monica, CA), Rabbi Mendel Heidingsfeld (Manchester), Ms. Rochy Heidingsfeld (NY), Rabbi Shimi Heidingsfeld (Moore Park, California), Mrs. Malkie Gazale (Brazil), Rabbi Levi Heidingsfeld (Melbourne), Zalmy Heidingsfeld (LA), Rabbi Shmueli Heidingsfeld (Ft Lauderdale), Mrs. Miriam Simcha Small (Pittsburgh, PA) and grandchildren.
She is also survived by her siblings, Mrs. Rechel Chaya Herszberg (Melbourne-Israel), Rabbi Dovid Schick (Bnei Brak), Mrs. Pnina Clark (Hobart), and Mrs. Sorl Liebermann (Sydney).
Levaya will be held today, Tuesday at 7 pm in Los Angeles at Mt. Olives Memorial Park 7231 E Slauson Ave, Commerce, CA (Mincha and Maariv will be held at the cemetery, 6 minyanim are needed.)
The family will be sitting Shiva this week at her home in North Hollywood.
12540 Burbank Blvd, Apt 204. Valley Village, 91607
To properly honor her legacy, all her sons currently in L.A. – six of them – will be leading their own Minyan during Shiva.
Shiva times to visit:
1:00 pm – 10:00 pm with a break (no visitors) from 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Thursday and Friday:
6:30 a.m., 7:30 a.m., 8:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m.
8:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m.
6:30 a.m., 7:30 a.m., 8:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m.
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday:
First Minyan 7:00 pm. Last minyan 7:45 pm.
First Minyan at 1:30 pm.
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
First Minyan 8:30 p.m.
For Nichum Aveilim and to share stories of Mrs. Heidingsfeld: www.sharetoremember.com/Heidingsfeld
The family also requests to share names or pictures of young girls lighting Shabbos candles for the first time, to complete Mrs. Heidingsfeld’s Shabbos candles project.
Baruch Dayan Ha’emes – Leah Miriam bas R’ Yaakov Yosef
In keeping in line with the Rabbonim's policies for websites, we do not allow comments. However, our Rabbonim have approved of including input on articles of substance (Torah, history, memories etc.)
We appreciate your feedback. If you have any additional information to contribute to this article, it will be added below.