Mrs. Baba Machlah Herskowitz a”h, Mother of Hershel Herskowitz


candle-small3It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Mrs. Baba Machlah bas R’ Meir Halevi Herskowitz a”h at the age of 79. Mrs. Herskowitz was the mother of R’ Hershel Herskowitz of Lakewood, NJ.

Mrs. Herskowitz, who lived in Los Angeles before moving to Lakewood several years ago, passed away overnight at Kimball Medical Center following a lengthy illness.

The levaya will take place today at the Congregation Sons of Israel Holocaust Memorial Chapel off of East Seventh Street in Lakewood.

Mrs. Herskowitz is survived by her son, Hershel, who cared for his mother with endless devotion throughout her difficult illness, and a daughter who resides in Los Angeles. She was predeceased by her husband and two children.

The petirah comes a day before a Republican primary election in Lakewood, NJ, in which Hershel, the owner of Toys for Thought, is running against longtime incumbent Senator Bob Singer for a seat on Lakewood’s Township Committee.

Yehi zichrah boruch.

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  1. I spoke with Hershel yesterday.
    Hashem should give you the strength to make it through this difficult time.
    It is important that everyone should be menachem avel Hershel when he gets back from L.A., and may we never see sorrow again in Klal Yisroel.
    Baruch Dayan HaEmes, and Hamokom Yenachem Eschem Bsoch Sheor Aveilei Tziyon V’Yerushalayim, V’lo Yosifu Tzoros Od.

  2. we can all be mekayem the mitzva of nichem aveilim by pulling the lever tomorrow for hershel ,it will make his day

  3. Since H. H. WILL win, check out It will keep tabs on where he is up to in keeping his promises.