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1st Yartzeit of Mrs. Chaya Hecht

Today marks the first Yartzeit of Mrs. Chaya Hecht OBM, a long-time beloved teacher who spent her life dedicated to her family and Chasidishe values. Full Story

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I Was Just Thinking About Her Without Knowing that her Yahrtzeit was Approaching
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I Was Just Thinking About Her Without Knowing that her Yahrtzeit was Approaching

Although it’s been decades since she taught my sons, I always called her “Morah Hecht,” and would light up whenever I saw her. Her warmth was a special gift. She is greatly missed!

Penina Metal

A wonderful, real person
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A wonderful, real person

She spoke to all in a very warm, loving way. When she met you she greeted you with a smile and was interested in how you were doing. She was regal and was very intuitive. Both she and her husband were very connected to the Rebbe. Boruch Hashem, Mrs. Chaya Hecht and her husband Harav Peretz Hecht, left children, ybl, who follow their good example.

A real special woman
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A real special woman

Mrs. Hecht was truly a special woman! Whenever I saw her in the street, she always stopped me and asked how I was doing as well as my kids. I really miss her!

I missed her
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I missed her

Morah Hecht was my son’s teacher in Oley Torah from very young age. She always had a smile and a good word to everyone BH. I love her תנצב״ה Good chodesh. Besoros tovos BZH

Ahavas Yisroel
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Ahavas Yisroel

Reb. Hecht was the personification of ahavas yisroel. Whenever I would meet her it wal always about me,my
family and gave me wonderful advice and suggestions
She was always with a smile, a compliment. She was a true dugma Chaya!Moshiach Now!,

BubbyBoca
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BubbyBoca

Yes Penina! Was just recounting how I met Reb Hecht on the way for the first time to Crown Heights from Bais Chana Minnesota…The Hechts lived just outside CH in East Flatbush To help prepare me for a new life (encouraging me to discard my inappropriate pants wardrobe) Rebbetzen Hecht just unexpectedly and generously took her own saved fabric and right there in her home sewed a lovely respectful skirt which became my uniform…many years later I told her about a wonderful Rabbi Paltiel shiur in 770. She soon began attending herself and we would sometimes share a short chazora… Read more »

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