Rebbetzin Faiga Korenblit, a longtime resident of Flatbush, passed away on the 24th of Nissan, Shabbos afternoon, Parshas Shemini, 5780.
Rebbetzin Korenblit, who miraculously survived the horrific Holocaust, lived in Crown Heights in the 1950’s.
Her parents the famous Rav of Geivitz-Uzhgorod, Harav Aharon and Rochel Felberman, were murdered by the Nazis along with most of her siblings and their families. She survived along with her brother Reb Mordechai Felberman.
Her illustrious parents were from the great Chassidic dynasties, Chust, Nadvorn, Premishlan, Rupshits, Lizensk,
Today, there is a Chabad Shaliach in her parents Shul in Uzhgorod, Ukraine.
She married the late Rabbi Avrohom Yitzchok Korenblit Z”L in the early 1950’s.
With the Bracha and approval of the Rebbe, they moved to Flatbush in the 1960’s and they were of the first Lubavitch families in Flatbush.
Rabbi Korenblit worked in the United Lubavitcher Yeshivos on Bedford & Dean and later Ocean Parkway. Rebbetzin Korenblit was active the the Yeshiva women’s auxiliaries and groups. She attended all the bi-annual major fundraising dinners of the ULY.
In 1970 she began to be very was very active in the Ohel Moshe Chevra Thilim Lubavitch Shul as the Rebbetzin.
In Flatbush, she was active with the Rebbe’s Mivtzoim and was loved by all.
For over 45 years people would consult with her and eagerly asked to receive her Brachos, which she would give generously.
She was a strong minded, wonderful woman with a tremendous love for Yiddishkeit. She was always very warm and approachable
Rebbetzin Korenblit anxiously yearned for and awaited the arrival of Moshiach.
She is survived by her children Rabbi Ari Korenblit (Manhattan), Chaya Basha Zahler (Monsey), Rabbi Moshe Chaim Korenblit (Crown heights), Rabbi Mordechai Heshy Korenblit (Flatbush) and Chana Posner (Boston, Mass) and grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchild. Many Shluchim and active in the Rebbes Mivtzoim.
The levaya will take place on Sunday, passing by 770 at 1:15 PM.
Baruch Dayan Ha’emes.