By COLlive reporter
Photos: Shneur Zalman Reinitz/COLlive
A new Torah was begun on Monday evening in the merit of Mrs. Alice Ben-Abou obm, to mark her first yartzeit on 4 Adar.
The Torah is being dedicated by her children, Shimi Benabou and Itzik Benabou, food entrepreneurs and philanthropists in Crown Heights.
Family and friends gathered at Lubavitch Yeshiva for the beginning of the writing by Sofer Rabbi Moshe Klein of Crown Heights.
A festive Seuda with l’chaims was also held.