Rebbetzin Pesya (Paula) Rivkin a”h



It is with great sadness that we report the passing on Erev Shabbos of Rebbetzin Pesya (Paula) Rivkin a”h, wife of ybl”c Rav Shalom Rivkin, Chief Rabbi of the Vaad Hair of St. Louis, Missouri. Rebbetzin Rivkin was a daughter of Rav Dov Berish and Rebbetzin Hinda Bracha Zuckerman zt”l.

The levaya will be held this morning, at 9 a.m., at Berger Memorial Chapel, located at 4715 McPherson Avenue in St. Louis. Kevurah will take place in Eretz Yisroel.

The Rebbetzin is survived by her husband, Rav Rivkin, and their children, Mrs. Yocheved Rubin and Rabbi Ben Zion Rivkin.

The family will be sitting shivah in Eretz Yisroel.

Yehi zichrah boruch.

{Yossi Newscenter}


  1. Yes, she was a warm and special person and her father, Rav Zukerman was a Rov in Buffalo in addition to other communities. May she be a mailitz tova

  2. boruch dayan emes. where is the family sitting shiva in eretz yisroel? We are old Far Rkwy bayswater pple;and remember the Rabbi and Rabbetzin with great fondness.

  3. The levaya will be tonight at 7:30 leaving Shamgar for Har hazeisim. Her daughter Yocheved will be sitting shiva in Yerushalayim @ Ramban 53

  4. I remember Rebbetzin Rivkin from the Young Israel of Wavecrest and Bayswater. Do you know the contact information for Rabbi Rivkin, his son Benji and his daughter Yocheved? I would want to pay them a shiva call by phone or email.

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