Mrs. Mala Wichnin, 78, AH

Mrs. Mala Wichnin, a beloved mother and grandmother of Monsey, NY and more recently of Yerushalayim passed away on Wednesday, 17 Cheshvan, 5784.

Mrs. Mala Wichnin, a beloved mother and grandmother of Monsey, NY and more recently of Yerushalayim passed away on Wednesday, 17 Cheshvan, 5784.

She was 78 years old.

Mrs. Wichnin was born in Poland in 1945, just after the end of World War II, to her parents Yoel and Zelda Zebrowitz a”h.

Her parents were eventually able to emigrate to America where they invested extreme Mesiras Nefesh to raise their children in a frum home and provide them with a solid Torah Jewish education.

From the time she was a child, Mrs. Wichnin was always a diligent and exemplary student, acquiring a vast knowledge of Torah and all related subjects. 

She used her knowledge and extremely caring character to enter the world of Chinuch in 1960. She served as a teacher in a variety of capacities for over sixty years and inspired thousands of students from all walks of life. Mrs. Wichnin first taught in Beis Yaakov of Boro Park and then in Beis Rivka and many other schools.  

On Yud Daled Kislev 5723 she married Rabbi Dovid Wichnin. After living in NY for ten years they moved to Boston where they lived for 8 Years. In 5738, they moved to Monsey where Rabbi Wichnin would become the Rov of Congregation Tzemach Tzedek – Lubavitch in Monsey, NY and Rosh Yeshivah of Tiferes Bachurim in Morristown, NJ.

Mrs. Wichnin taught in the Beis Yaakov of Monsey for 40 years. She was a unique model of modesty and lived an ascetic life, which was an extreme inspiration to all that knew her.

A few weeks ago, Mrs. Wichnin moved to Yerushalayim to live near her son Reb Yisroel Noach.

She is survived by her children Faigy Wichnin – New York; Rabbi Yisroel Noach Wichnin – Yerushalayim; and Rabbi Nachman Dov Wichnin – Crown Heights. She is also survived by her sister Mrs. Shoshana Minkowicz of Crown Heights.

The levaya will be held Thursday ,18 Cheshvan at 11 am in the Kehilas Yerusholayim funeral home at Har Hamenuchos. Her children will be sitting Shiva starting Thursday at Haneviim 86/13, Kenisah ה, Yerushalayim, EY. Rabbi Nachman Dov Wichnin can be reached at (862) 579-9854.

Rabbi Nachman Dov Wichnin will be sitting Shiva at 688 Montgomery Street on Sunday and Monday.
Shachris 930 and Mincha and maariv bezman
Tuesday in Monsey, NY
119 West Maple Ave until Wednesday morning.

Mrs. Minkowicz will be sitting Shiva in Crown Heights at 688 Montgomery St Brooklyn, NY 11213.

Times for Shiva for Mrs. Minkowicz 

Wednesday & Thursday – 10:00 am to 9:00 pm 
Friday 10:00 till 2:00 pm 
Motzei Shabbos – 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm 
Sunday & Monday – 10:00 am to 9:00 pm 

Baruch Dayan Haemes.

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