It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Rebbetzin Sarah Leah Kushelefsky a”h, wife of Rav Tzvi Kushelefsky, rosh yeshiva of Yeshiva Heichal Hatorah of Yerushalayim. She passed away Shabbos morning at Shaarei Tzedek Medical Center in Yerushalayim at the age of 77.
The Rebbetzin was born on the ninth of Elul 5697 in Gateshead. Her father was Rav Leib Gurwitz zt”l, rosh yeshiva of Yeshiva Bais Yosef of Gateshead. The Rebbetzin’s brother is Rav Avrohom Gurwicz, current rosh yeshiva of Gateshead Yeshiva.
She stood by her husband’s side throughout the years, helping him and assisting him as he led his yeshiva and tending to many tzorchei tzibbur.
The Rebbetzin did not merit to have children. All are asked to learn l’illui nishmas Rebbetzin Sarah Leah bas Liba.
The levaya was held last night at Yeshiva Heichal Hatorah on rechov Katzenelbogen in Har Nof, Yerushalayim, followed by kevurah on Har Hamenuchos.
Yehi zichrah boruch.