Shivah Concludes for Family of Leiby Kletzky z”l


levaya-of-leiby-kletzky-9The parents of 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky marked the end of shivah this morning with the traditional walk outside their Brooklyn home. Reb Nachman and Esty Kletzky, surrounded by relatives, walked around their block at 15th Ave. in Borough Park at about 6 a.m.

About 9:40 a.m., Reb Yanky Meyer of Misaskim and Misaskim workers carried siddurim, chairs, portable air-conditioners and more out of the Kletzky home.

Reb Yanky said little Leiby’s mourning parents now face a tougher challenge.

“They have had thousands of people who came to show them moral support,” he said. “Now the trying time starts. They’re all alone. … Now they’ve got to cope with it on their own.”

{NY Daily News/ Newscenter}


  1. Oy vey now comes the toughest challenge coping with normal routine without Leibe around. Hashem please give them the strength. It’s the hardest time for them now, they will be seeing all the other children in the neighborhood coming home from day camp while their huge tsadikil Leibe a.h. is not amongst them.