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Rebbetzin Esther Alster a”h

Sunday January 9, 2011 9:36 AM - 7 Comments

candle-small5[Levaya hookup info below.] It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Rebbetzin Esther Alster a”h, wife of Rav Shimon Alster. Rav Alster is the rosh yeshiva of Yeshiva Gedolah of Cliffwood, NJ, and rov of Bais Medrash Torah U’tefillah on Bedford Avenue in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Rav Alster served for over three decades as a maggid shiur at the Mesivta of Long Beach.

The Rebbetzin was an isha chashuvah who displayed tremendous gevurah and emunah throughout her life, and especially during the past few years when she battled illness. She was also a veteran mechaneches, having served as principal at Bnos Yaakov Pupa for many years. She was the consummate eizer kenegdo, standing at her husband’s side and allowing him to engage in his numerous endeavors of harbotzas haTorah for decades.

The levaya will be held at noon at Bais Medrash Torah U’tefillah, located on Bedford Avenue, off of Avenue L, in Flatbush. Kevurah will follow at the bais hakevaros in Deans, NJ, located at 104 Deans Rhode Hall Road, Monmouth Jct., Deans, NJ.

The Rebbetzin is survived by her illustrious husband and their children and grandchildren, all bnei and bnos Torah following in their ways.

The family will be sitting shivah at the home of Rav Alster, 2418 Avenue K in Flatbush.

Yehi zichro boruch.

Update: The levaya will be broadcast live on Kol Haloshon. Call 718.906.6400.

{Yossi Schneider-Matzav.com Newscenter}

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7 Responses to “Rebbetzin Esther Alster a”h”

1. Comment from Shmiel
Time January 9, 2011 at 9:54 AM

Bde

2. Comment from Moshe2
Time January 9, 2011 at 10:52 AM

Baruch Dayan Haemes

3. Comment from sad
Time January 9, 2011 at 2:00 PM

how old was she?

4. Comment from Yehudi
Time January 9, 2011 at 9:42 PM

She was a Tzadekes. BDE.

5. Comment from Hersh
Time January 9, 2011 at 9:44 PM

A great great woman.

She will be missed.

yehi zichra boruch

6. Comment from anonymous
Time January 9, 2011 at 10:38 PM

What was her maiden name?

7. Comment from rmc
Time January 10, 2011 at 9:25 AM

Her maiden name was Weiss. Her father is R’ Yossi Weiss from Washington Heights. Her mother was the daughter of Dr Moller.

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