Boruch Dayan Hoemes: Riva Chein, 90, OBM

With sadness we inform of the passing of Mrs. Rivka Dina Chein, a member of the Crown Heights Community, who passed away on Monday, she was 90 years old.

Mrs. Chein was born and raised in the town of Nevel in Russia.

She married R’ Peretz Chein and with moser nefesh for Yiddishkeit, raised her family in the Soviet Union.

Following her husband Peretz’s passing, she immigrated to New York, where she became the cook for the bochurim in Lubavitcher Yeshiva at 1414 President Street for almost two decades. She later remarried Rabbi Yehoshua Belsky.

She is survived by her children, Feivish Chein (Crown Heights), Meir Chein (Crown Heights), and Bella Vais of Brooklyn, NY. She has many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

The Levaya will take place today, Monday, leaving Shomrei Hadas in Boro Park at 1 PM, and passing by 770 at 1:45 PM, on its way to Montefiore Cemetery.

Shiva will be held at 646 Montgomery St. in Crown Heights.

Baruch Dayan Ha’emes