Rabbanit Mazal Tov Benhiyoun, matriarch to a large family, passed away on Tuesday, Nissan 8, 5774.
She was 99.
Mazal Tov Benhiyoun was born in Morocco and is a direct descendant of Rabbi Yosef Albo, Baal HaIkarim.
She was married to Eliyahu Benhiyoun OBM, also from Morocco. She was known as a great baalas tzedaka and malbish aniyim.
She is survived by her children, Mrs. Luna BenOuaich of Jerusalem, Israel, Mrs. Simcha Elhadad of Paris, France, Dr. Yosef Amram Benhiyoun of Paris, France, Ms. Ariela Zohar Benhiyoun, Crown Heights, Brooklyn, Dr. Esther Reich of Crown Heights, Brooklyn, Dr. Miriam Parks, Huntington Beach, California, Mrs. Victoria Cohen, Kfar Saba, Israel, and Rabbi Meir Chai Benhiyoun, Chicago, Illinois.
She raised children and grandchildren who are shluchim and shluchos around the world.
The Levaya will take place Wednesday, leaving Shomrei Hadas at 1:30 pm and passing by 770 at 2 pm, and from there to the Ohel.
Shiva will be at 1305 President St.
Baruch Dayan Haemes.