The Lithuanian Jewish Community has received the following message and we express our deepest condolences over the death of Judith Schlesinger, wife of the esteemed rabbi Elyakim Schlesinger, president of the Committee for the Preservation of Jewish Cemeteries in Europe.
It is with great pain and sadness that we announce the passing of the great Lady Rebbetzin Mrs. Judith Schlesinger, wife of our esteemed president Rabbi Elyakim Schlesinger after recent illness.
The esteemed Rabbi Elyakim Schlesinger and his sons including Rabbi Yeshaya Schlesinger are spending the week of shiva (seven days of mourning) at their house.
With best wishes,
Rabbi Abraham Ginsberg
executive director, Committee for the Preservation of Jewish Cemeteries in Europe