Live: Shloshim Event for R’ Michel Raskin

Live at 8:00 PM ET: A Shloshim gathering in memory of R’ Michel Raskin, founder of Raskin’s Fruit store and baal chesed will take place Tuesday, 23 Shevat, at the Jewish Children’s Museum.

Family and friends of R’ Michel Raskin a”h will gather next week for a memorial event marking 30 days since his passing.

The gathering will take place Tuesday night, 23 Shevat, at the Jewish Children’s Museum. The program will begin at 8:00 PM.

Reb Michel was a fixture in the Crown Heights business scene for well over 50 years and did much chesed in that capacity. He and his wife were renowned for their open home, welcoming guests from around the world at all times.

He was the founder of Raskin’s Fruit Store on Kingston Avenue, where he served many Crown Height residents. He enjoyed a close relationship with the Rebbe and Rebbetzin, and he merited that the Rebbe was mesader Kiddushin at his wedding.

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