It is with great sadness thatw e report the passing of Rebbetzin Amelie Jakobovits a”h, the wife of the former Chief Rabbi of England, Rabbi Emmanuel Jacobowitz. She was 83.
The Rebbetzin had been suffering from pneumonia which led to kidney issues and other complications and Yidden all over the globe davened for Mayla Bas Frumet, but her neshama returned to the Ribono Shel Olam.
Rebbetzin Jakobowitz was the eldest child of Rav Eliyahu Munk, author of “The Call of the Torah” and “The World of Prayer.” She was active in numerous chessed organizations, Torah education, and shalom bayis issues until very recently. She came from a remarkable generation of women and never let the tirals and tribulations of life hinder her in her pursuit of avodas Hashem.
The Rebbetzin lived in Hendon, London, surrounded by her four daughters.
She will be sorely missed by her family and the thousands of people she influenced and inspired.
The levaya will be held Sunday morning in England and Sunday night in Eretz Yisroel.
Yehi zichrah boruch.