Mrs. Raizel Wolvovsky, 66, AH

Mrs. Raizel Wolvovsky, a longtime resident of Crown Heights, who served as a beloved mechaneches and was known for her kindness and hospitality, passed away on Sunday night, 18 Kislev, after an extended illness.

By Anash.org reporter

Mrs. Raizel Wolvovsky, a longtime resident of Crown Heights, who served as a beloved mechaneches and was known for her kindness and hospitality, passed away on Sunday night, 18 Kislev 5782, after an extended illness.

She was 66 years old.

Raizel was born in Paris, France, to Reb Avrohom Dovid and Chana Rivka Wilhelm. Just a few years prior, her father has miraculously survived the Holocaust, with his life saved at the last moment on numerous occasions, including one time when he was sent back after being included in a group being sent to the gas chambers in Auschwitz.

In 5717, her parents emigrated to the USA, and settled in Crown Heights.

After her marriage to Reb Mordechai (Monye) Wolvovsky, Raizel began teaching playgroup, and was a beloved morah and mechaneches for decades. She instilled in her students a true love for Torah and mitzvos, and a genuine ahavas yisroel. She also produced a children’s video teaching the Alef Beis.

Mrs. Wolvovsky was also known for having an open house, and for always welcoming everyone with a smile and a kind word. She also made many shiduchim and graciously helped countless others in any way she was able.

She is survived by her husband Reb Monye Wolvovsky, and children Mrs. Batya Rosenblum – Pittsburgh, PA; Rabbi Yosef Wolvovsky – Glastonbury, CT; Rabbi Mendel Wolvovsky – Sonoma, CA; Rabbi Berel Wolvovsky – Silver Spring, MD; Rabbi Shlomo Wolvovsky – Crown Heights; Rabbi Shmuli Wolvovsky – Crown Heights; Rabbi Levi Wolvovsky – Florence, Italy; Shneur Zalman Wolvovsky – Manhattan, NY; Rabbi Moshe Wolvovsky – Boca Raton, FL; Mrs. Mushkie Gurevitz – Morristown, NJ; Mrs. Rishi Liberman – Lauderhill; Florida, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is also survived by her mother Mrs. Chana Rivkah Wilhelm, and siblings Mrs. Leah Fradkin, Rabbi Moshe Wilhelm, Rabbi Zushe Wilhelm, Rabbi Sruli Wilhelm, Mrs. Rochel Lapidus, Rabbi Nachman Wilhelm, Mrs. Chaya Sara Barber, Rabbi Zalman Wilhelm, and Rabbi Motti Wilhelm.

The levaya will be held on Monday leaving Shomrei Hadas Chapels – 3803 14th Ave, Brooklyn, at 10:00 AM and passing by 770 Eastern Parkway at 11:00 AM. She will be buried at the Old Montefiore Cemetery in Cambria Heights, NY.

Shiva will be at 1463 President St.

Monday:
Mincha: 4:00 PM
Ma’ariv: 5:00 PM

From Tuesday:
Shacharis: 7:00, 8:00, 9:00 AM
Mincha: 4:00 PM
Ma’ariv: 5:00 PM

Seven minyonim needed for each tefillah.

To share memories of Mrs. Wolvovsky, please email [email protected]

Baruch Dayan Haemes: Odel Raizel bas Avrohom Dovid.

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