Petirah of Mrs Rachel Shwekey A”H

We regret to inform you of the Petirah of Mrs. Rachel Shwekey A”H, mother of renowned singer Yaakov Shwekey.

Mrs. Shwekey A”H was Niftar in Florida. She was 76.

The Levaya is expected to take place today in New Jersey, with Kevurah in Eretz Yisroel. Details will be published when confirmed.

Baruch Dayan Ha’emes.

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  1. The last sentence of both of your paragraphs are completely uncalled for. The article only said that he is renowned. Which means famous. Nothing to do with choshuv to Hashem.
    But I have a question for you. Is a Rosh Yeshivah more Choshuv to Hashem than a Talmid Chacham that has no shteller? A singer of yiddishe songs is mezakeh the rabim in teffilah and dveikus and simcha shel mitzvah just like a Rosh Yeshivah is mezakeh the rabim in Torah and other things.

    • There are those who live making a public kiddush Hashem. There are those who live making a private kiddush Hashem.
      Noone can be compared. Hashem yireh lalayvov. May we all feel special by virtue of doing our tafkidim in public or private .
      No more tsaar. Only good intended.

  2. Family will be sitting shiva in Florida

    May her neshama have an aliya.

    She will surely be missed and was a very special person.

    A loving relative of the Niftar

  3. She was a vizhnitzer from the heim. Thats where reb yankel got his chasidish hartz. Yes, someone that was in the music industry all these years ane kept his focus straight is choshuv.

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