Mrs. Frayda Hikind a”h


candle-small5It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Mrs. Frayda Hikind a”h, mother of New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind of Brooklyn.

Mrs. Hikind, a Holocaust survivor, passed away this afternoon at Maimonides Hospital in Boro Park at the age of 95, several weeks after sustaining a stroke.

Mrs. Hikind was born in Czechoslovakia in 1918 and was the only member of her family to survive the Auschwitz Concentration Camp.

In 1947, Mrs. Hikind came to American shores and married her life partner, Meir Hikind, who had also survived the Nazi atrocities during World War II.

Mrs. Hikind is survived by her three sons, Moshe, Dov and Pinny.

The levaya will take place tomorrow at 10 a.m. at Shomrei Hadas Chapels, located at 3803 14th Avenue in Boro Park, Brooklyn.

Yehi zichrah boruch.

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