Rebbetzin Rivkah Newhouse a”h May 22, 2009 7:31 am
It is with great sadness and sorrow that we report the sudden passing, late last night,of Rebbetzin Rivkah Newhouse a”h, wife of Rabbi Avraham Newhouse zt”l, the revered founder of Bais Yaakov/Camp Bais Yaakov in America. Rebbetzin Newhouse was nifteres at her home. She was beloved, aristocratic and universally admired, and together with her husband toiled and labored to instill Torah values and hashkafos into multitudes of girls. The Rebbetzin and her husband are credited with creating hundreds of thousands of Jewish homes in America. She served as a staunch and shining role model to countless generations of Klal Yisroel.
The levaya will be held this morning at 9:30 at the Congregation Sons of Israel Holocaust Memorial Chapel on Seventh Street in Lakewood, NJ. Kevurah will take place at 1 p.m. at Mt. Judah Cemetery in Cypress Hills, Queens.