Mrs. Ettie Rosenbaum a”h


candleMrs. Ettie Rosenbaum, wife of attorney Prof. Norman Rosenbaum of Melbourne, Australia passed away suddenly this week in Melbourne. She was 56.

Ettie’s husband Norman is the brother of Yankel Rosenbaum z”l, whose brutal stabbing murder on August 20, 1991 marked the beginning of the 1991 riots in Crown Heights.

Norman campaigned doggedly for years to bring the murderer of his slain younger sibling to justice.

She is survived by her husband Norman and children Ari, Yoel, Yoni and Michal.

The levaya will take place Sunday at noon at the Melbourne Chevra Kadisha Cemetery, located at 200 Glasscocks Road, Lyndhurst.

Yehi zichroh boruch.


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  1. In his multiyear pursuit of justice for his brother Yankel, H”yd, Norman Rosenbaum showed what “heroic efforts” truly mean. I am very sorry that he has lost his aishes chayil. May the Rosenbaum family know of only simchos and no more tzar. HaMakom yinachem eschem b’soch sha’ar avelei tziyon v’Yirushalayim.