PURIM TRAGEDY: Mrs. Serach Kagan a”h Killed in Horrific Accident

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It is with great sadness that Matzav.com reports the tragic petirah of Mrs. Serach Kagan a”h.

Serach and her husband, Yeruchem, were driving to Scranton, Pennsylvania on Erev Shabbos when their vehicle suffered a blowout and flipped over, falling down an embankment. Serach was killed in the accident. R’ Yeruchem suffered injuries, but will iy”H recover.

Their four children miraculously emerged unscathed.

Serach was a daughter of Rav Shmuel and Mrs. Esti Flam, longtime R”M at Yeshiva Bais Moshe of Scranton, and a granddaughter of Rav Yaakov Schnaidman, rosh yeshiva of Yeshiva Bais Moshe of Scranton.

R’ Yeruchem is a son of Rav Dovid and Mrs. Mina Kagan. Rav Dovid is the rov of the Haverstraw Shul and a longtime rebbi at Yeshiva Shaarei Torah in Monsey. R’ Yeruchem is a grandson of Rav Yisroel Meir Kagan, rosh yeshiva of Yeshiva Toras Chaim of Denver. All are asked to daven for Yeruchem ben Mina.

A levayah for Serach was held this morning in Scranton, and the aron is now being brought to the Har Shalom Bais Hachaim in Airmont, NY, where a second levayah will be held at approximately 3 p.m.

Umacha Hashem dimah mei’al kol ponim.






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