Mrs. Raizel Barnetsky a”h


candle-small5It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Mrs. Raizel Barnetsky a”h, mother of Rabbi Nachum Barnetsky, Executive VP of Lev L’Achim.

The levaya will take place tomorrow morning at 9:45 a.m. at the Congregations Sons of Israel Holocaust Memorial Chapel, located off of East Seventh Street, between Somerset Avenue and Brook Road, in Lakewood, NJ.

Kevurah will take place at Mount Judah Cemetery in Cyprus Hills, Queens, NY, in the Chaim Berlin chelkah.

Shivah will take place at the home of Rabbi Nachum Barnetsky, located at 502 6th Street in Lakewood, until Thursday morning. The telephone numbers there are 732.367.5178 and 917.836.5975 (cell), and the fax number is 732.367.5183.

Yehi zichrah boruch.

{ Newscenter}


  1. BD”E. She was also the mother of Rabbi Baruch Leib Barnetsky. He is the executive director and administrator of Bnos Yisroel School for Girls located on East 15th Street in the heart of Flatbush. An unbelievable hard and dedicated worker for close to 25 years. A fantastis person. Wonderful Family.

  2. Bd”e! She was an unbelievable person. WHAT A FAMILY!! Will the entire family be sitting shiva in Lakewood? Any estimated time of arrival at the cemetery? If possible, please update.

  3. My mother worked with her for many years and my mother and I both agree that Mrs B. as we lovingly called her, was one of the most dedicated and hard working people we have ever met.She should be a melitz yosher for us all.

  4. please post her special yichus. born and bred in america to the fishbane family from chicago. was a yesoma and all her siblings grew up to marry choshuve talmidei chachomim. amazing for america of yesteryear.

  5. My grandmother, Mrs. Raizel Barnetsky (Fishbain) was one of 8 children. They grew up in Chicago in their mother’s house, an unbelievable lady who was a widow. She sent her sons to Yeshivos and daughters to Bais Yaakov. My grandmother was one of the first to marry a learning boy, a boy with a beard and also to cover her hair when she got married. She worked in HASC in Brooklyn for over 40 years. She loved working with special children.

    Her children are sitting Shivah in Lakewood, at the home of Rabbi Nachum Barnetsky (son). They are geting up Thursday morning. Thery can be reached at 732-364-3806

    Her children are R Nachum Barnetsky (Lakewood – Lev Leachim), R Boruch Leib Barnetsky (Bnos Yisroel of Flatbush) Mrs. Sora Eshter Frankel and Mrs. Rivky Maryl.

    Her siblings are sitting in various places – they are: Mrs. Yehudis Gringras, Mrs. Chani Lubart, mrs. Dubby Groner, Mrs. Yocheved Feigelstock, Rabbi Shmuel Yosef Fishbain, Rabbi Avraham Boruch Fishbain.