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    Mrs. Chanchy Brook, 54, OBM

    Chanchy Brook, a teacher in Crown Heights for many years, a dedicated mother and a friend to many, passed away at 54. Full Story

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    so sad, I'm crying
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    so sad, I'm crying

    I knew Chanchie well, she should be goote better and be reunited with us physically NOW with Moshiach!!!!!!!! How sad! What a loss…..

    Boruch dayan haemes
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    Boruch dayan haemes

    so sad to see this news….

    Baruch Dayan Haemes
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    Baruch Dayan Haemes

    Both of my daughters had the zchus to be in her “Sunday Funday” as part of the Alta Mina Yiddish Class.

    What a special morah and person!

    boruch dain emes
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    boruch dain emes

    she was my teacher and a great teacher she is.
    we need moshiach now
    ad mosai

    Ad Mosai!
    Guest
    Ad Mosai!

    This is so sad. Hamokom Yenachem eschem Besoch Shaar Avaylay Tzion VeYerushalayim. Vehukeetzu Veranenu Shochnay Ufur vehe besochom!

    your neice!
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    your neice!

    i will miss you so much chanchy!

    NOOOO
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    NOOOO

    GOD WHAT DO YOU WANT FROM US ALREADY!!! STOP IT!!

    ברוך דיין האמת
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    ברוך דיין האמת

    No words

    Nephew
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    Nephew

    I cry for you Chanchy and all the family.

    ברך דיין האמת
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    ברך דיין האמת

    one teacher never to forget- i cant believe this happened

    ad mosai???????????????????
    Guest
    ad mosai???????????????????

    CANT BELIVE IT!!!!
    SOOOO SAD!!!!!
    BARUCH DAYAN HAEMET!!!!!

    BD"E
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    BD"E

    Didn’t know she was sick…. I see on col this familiar face who used to smile at me every day in Beis Rivka when I taught there.
    Hashem should comfort the mourners and rain blessing upon them.

    Terrible
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    Terrible

    shocking!! Moshiach NOw! Ad Masai!??

    AD MOSSAI!!
    Guest
    AD MOSSAI!!

    REBBE?????
    HASHEM?????

    BDA!
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    BDA!

    So sad, may the family have all the Nechama!!!! our hearts go out for you!

    BDE
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    BDE

    So sad! I taught with Chanchie for a year in BR. She was a special person.

    BDE!
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    BDE!

    no words….

    Broken Heart
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    Broken Heart

    I first met Chanchy in 1973 when I came to CH to attend my senior year at Bais Rivkah. She befriended me immediately, taking me under her wings, spending every shabbos with her family and the memories are like yesterday. We laughed all the time and she made me feel more than welcome in what was a foreign life for me. Memories , so many, as I sit here remembering and crying. She was a most amazing person, with a heart of gold, never wanting anything in return. She raised a beautiful family and her door was always open for… Read more »

    BDE
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    BDE

    I love you mushky

    i'm crying
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    i'm crying

    she was my teacher!

    Fellow Teacher
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    Fellow Teacher

    I read comment from # 18, and think of how many of us felt like Chanchy’s best friend. I taught with Chanchy in Bais Rivkah and she was the one who spiced up the teachers room. We never knew how much she suffered because she came in everyday so well dressed and in good spirit. Everyone enjoyed her company. She was friendly to all and always had a good word to say. She helped out the kids who came from less fortunate homes. She brushed their hair, bought them what they needed and taught them how to care for themselves.… Read more »

    Many years ago . . .
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    Many years ago . . .

    I knew Chanchy so many years ago, as a fellow student in Bais Rivka , Yerres , France; She was the funniest, warmest girl that I can remember, was friendly with absolutely anyone, English/French/American alike! She had no airs about her and got everybody laughing at her sense of humour; She played guitar, something amazing, and when we used to farbreng, it was always accompanied by her incredible playing; When I saw her face on COL and read the unbelievable tragic news, the shock was something indescribable! How can it be true??? One again, the best and choicest have been… Read more »

    BDE
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    BDE

    What a total shock- these moving comments inspire me. I hope Hashem gives the strength her parents, husband and children need. Moshiach NOW MAMOSH!!!!!

    O.M.G
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    O.M.G

    we just need moshiach

    oy vey
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    oy vey

    im getting chills reading these comments and suddenly… im very tired.
    hashem what do u want from us already, i dont get it- were trying to do the best we cud- we cant make up for others’ not so ggod deeds- we can help them, ut thats pretty much all- so hashem plz just send moshiach already. (with a worn-out tone)

    for ne critics, plz dont answer to my comment, its not rly what i think, only im in despair.
    hamakom yerachem…
    boruch dayan haemes
    MOSHIACH NOWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW
    WWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW
    WWWWWWWWWWWWW!!!!!!

    Boruch Dayan Emess
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    Boruch Dayan Emess

    Nothing I can write could adequately describe what a special person she was, nor the pain we felt when we heard the news.

    BDE
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    BDE

    Hamokom yinachem eschem bisoch shaar avalai tziyon viyirushalayim.

    Himmels neighbor.

    sad
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    sad

    Chanchy was my daughter’s first grade teacher, What a loving warm teacher to her students. She also always knew what was the right thing to say to the mother. Always grateful for that year. We want Moshiach NOW

    so incredibly sad
    Guest
    so incredibly sad

    what a special individual she was….i’m so sorry for her children…may the aibershter watch over and bentch you with all brachos

    boruch dayan emes
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    boruch dayan emes

    so sad she was such a good person we miss you chanchie ad mosai

    Ein milim
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    Ein milim

    Growing up spending summers in Himmel bungalow colony, Chanchie was such a major part of the country. A heart of gold gold gold. and so modest about it, totally never making a big deal. down to earth, practical, and at the same time so so caring–for real, not bluff. reaching out to those who needed it…in so many ways that people wouldn’t even know. I can’t believe this….how can it be?! may hashem strengthen the family…moshiach is surely coming any second now

    Mushky, I love you too
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    Mushky, I love you too
    just today we said tehillim and davene so so hard
    Guest
    just today we said tehillim and davene so so hard
     enough
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    enough

    why?????

    :( ein milim
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    :( ein milim

    mushky, my thoughts are wtih you xxxx

     special person
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    special person

    As a shlucha my family would come into NY for pessach and we would send our children to BR and OT to have the experience of the Rebbe’s mosdos in the Rebbe’s shchuna. My daughter one year was in Mrs. Brook’s class for 2 weeks after pessach and she gave her such a wonderful experience!! She called me the night b4 my daughters last day and told me she was planning a goodbye party for my daughter! At the time she had a sick child in the hospital and was running back and forth, but she took the time to… Read more »

    CHANCHY WAS THE BEST FIRST GRADE TEACHER
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    CHANCHY WAS THE BEST FIRST GRADE TEACHER

    Chanchy I’ll miss you sooo much!
    You were the best first grade teacher!
    The warmest person I ever knew!
    Always had a smile on your face!
    Always greeted me with warmth!
    You made parties at your home, you had fun days with us in school and painted our faces:) Chanchy I’ll never ever forget you! You’ll be missed very much!,
    Your first grade student in Bais Rivkah

    Moshiach Now!!!!
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    Moshiach Now!!!!

    I am so inspired by what a good teacher Chanachy was that ,Yih, I am going to try to emulate her by being warm and truly care for each of my students. May Moshiach come NOW!!!!!!!

    ur camper camp emunah many years ago
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    ur camper camp emunah many years ago

    Chanchy u were the best counselor. Loads of fun. I remember you and Fraydel sneak us into swimming whenever we felt like it. ( not our designated activity). Many fun things just so we would enjoy. No rules. Summer was for fun. U were the best and still are. You will never be gone. U will live on in my heart 4ever until we meet with Moshiach. Please bring him fast.

    ughhh
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    ughhh

    this is so saddd like seriously poor kids poor her poor everyone

    Too much to bear
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    Too much to bear

    Can’t even think of a comment worth making.This is just too much. Aibershter,we are just small people and don’t understand. Too many brokenhearted y’somim, almonos,almonim, relatives and friends.Too much goodness and talent being taken that is sorely needed and will be sorely missed. Please,please send Moshiach already and make the TRULY good times begin. To the Brook and Goldman families Sheyeechyu: Hamakom yenachaim eschem b’sohch sh’ar availai Tzion V’ee’rushalayim. May Chanchy return to us b’karov mamosh.

    Mushkys class mate!
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    Mushkys class mate!

    Mushky no words! I’m so sorry for your loss I love you and won’t stop thinking about you!

    Friends Forever
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    Friends Forever

    The first time I too met Chanchy, was in Sem in Yerres, France. Aside from agreeing with everything #22 has written about her, I have my own personal story to add… Upon arriving to Sem I became very good friends with the “Americans” including Chanchy/ Fraidel, Rochel שתחיוetc. We spent so many good and especially FUN times together which helped pass the difficult months in a strange land with even stranger food and customs. They made us laugh until we cried and then some more! Melave Malkas and Yomim Tovim were special with Chanchy and her gang. Every time they… Read more »

    She was my sunday teacher
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    She was my sunday teacher

    in yiddish class in first grade she was the best!

    she was my sunday teacher
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    she was my sunday teacher

    in first grade i would make an efort to come every sunday and when i wasnt feeling well i would go just for her! she was the best now 5 years later im in 6th grade and i still remember her we all do we all love her very much

    sorry
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    sorry

    we love you very much chanchie you were my sunday teacher and i will never fofet that becuz you were the best

    to number 45
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    to number 45

    u r sooooo rite she was my teacher too good times good times when i went to 2nd grade i asked my mother “is she gonna be my teacher again”

    so sad
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    so sad

    we love you may your soul rest in peace

    Yochanan
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    Yochanan

    May you be comforted this year and be strong in saying kaddish for 11 months less a day. Ychiel

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