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Wednesday, 22 Heshvan, 5780
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Rivky Berman, 29, OBM

Mrs. Rivky Berman, daughter of Stamford Shluchim Rabbi Yisroel and Vivi Deren, passed away on Monday at the age of 29. Update: Levaya information added. Full Story, Video

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BDE
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BDE

Such sad news. the family of Chasidim and Shluchim are in mourning.
But like Rivky always said “In the end it will be good, and if It’s not good, It’s not the end”.

Shes so beautiful and special
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Shes so beautiful and special

BDE

Rivky I love you and miss you!!
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Rivky I love you and miss you!!

Don’t know how to say thank you for all the life lessons you taught me!!! You are an incredible person inside and out! You are forever in my heart!!! Love you!!!

Bde
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Bde

What a warrior and fighter. We gonna miss you!! Sending love and strength to the entire family.

Rivky will always be an inspiration!!
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Rivky will always be an inspiration!!

These pictures and video are just perfect to show us the beauty and joy and strength of this special woman!! Yes, we are all crying everywhere and right here in Piittsburgh– where we had the zchus to really understand what an extraordinary person she was. BDE – Moshiach please come!

Please God,  send comfort to this wonderful family!
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Please God, send comfort to this wonderful family!
Bde
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Bde

Hashem we need Moshiach now!!

Dear rivky,
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Dear rivky,

I remember you from high school, even though I am a good few years younger. Always laughing. Always with a smile. Always with a funny, good word to share. A real role model for us all.

Miriam Dworcan
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Miriam Dworcan

BDE we send our heartfelt condolences to the whole family. Ha makom yenachem eschem betoch shaar avlei Zion veYerushayim.

Yossy H
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Yossy H

BD’E this news is especially shocking and sad. Shmuly your a hero and all your ole motown buddies are keeping you in their thoughts and prayers.

Ssk,cincinnati
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Ssk,cincinnati

What a POWERHOUSE!!!! They really don’t come any better!!!
What incredible life lessons! Wow!Wow!Wow!!

Actually a 4th Generation Shlucha
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Actually a 4th Generation Shlucha

Her great grandparents were the first Shluchim to Pittsburgh. BDE!! I it hearts embrace her family with love.

BDE
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BDE

As mosai! Rivky was the most amazing person and a real shlucha of the rebbe

BDE
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BDE

We love you shmuly!!

Brocha Hurwitz
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Brocha Hurwitz

Boruch Dayan Hoemes Such horrible news, why HASHEM why? This family suffered enough, enough for the rest of Klal Yisroel; Send Moshiach we are all so squeezed with pain and Problems. Please HASHEM bring us the Yeshua now!

No words, only tears
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No words, only tears

Now we have to work even harder to bring Moshiach!

Keekee
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Keekee

Love you so much! What you accomplished, it’s not the end, because it’s not Ok….FINISH THE JOB UP THERE S ND US moshiach now!!! BDE

Dear Rivky
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Dear Rivky

I never actually met you, but have heard so much about you from one of your adoring aunts. I have seen you once or twice at the Kinnus HaShluchos, and you were always surrounded by your cousins and friends. Always making everyone laugh, the life of the party. I was too shy to go up and introduce myself. Yet now, when I heard the news, I find myself crying as if you were a close friend. Through my tears I am aware that you would disapprove. You knew how to be happy in any situation, and would not have wanted… Read more »

You'll be missed Rivky
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You'll be missed Rivky

An amazing girl, an amazing soul, IYH Moschaich now and may we all be reunited. Bless the true judge.

Baruch Dayan Haemes!
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Baruch Dayan Haemes!

Rivky, we miss you!

BDE
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BDE

Wow!!…BDE, may her neshama have an Aliya!…she sounds like she was such a special and amazing person!!…so sad…may her family have Nechama and strength to get through this.

Special spark of light!
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Special spark of light!

What an honor to have known you… You were always filled with spirit and life… Rest well and your memory will live on in all the people you touched! You will always be a special soul and loved forever!
Love,
Avrum and Chaya Levy

BDE
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BDE

Rivky is an amazing person and as she said in thee video it is not the end when it is bad but when good will come. Mashiach Now! This is too much! 🙁

So tragic
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So tragic

Her devastated family must be the most special people. My heart goes out to her husband, parents, siblings and what I’m sure are her many, many friends and admirers.

hamokem yenaschem eschem b’soch shaar avelei zion v’Yerushayim.

BDE
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BDE

may hashem console rabbi and mrs deren, enough suffering!!!!!!!! moshaich right now!

4th generation...
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4th generation...

BDE.
Her great grandparents, Rabbi and Mrs. Sholom Posner, powerful shluchim… never forgotten. Rivky inherited their strength and spirit. May she be the final “gutteh behter” to convince the Aibishter to bring Moshiach immediately.

bde
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bde

as a classmate of her brother mendy, bde..the family should know only simchous

Moshiach Now!
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Moshiach Now!

Hamakom yinacheim eschem b’such shar avelie tziyon v’yersushalayim.

no words!so soo sad!
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no words!so soo sad!

Hamakom yenachem etchem!

Deren family
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Deren family

May Hashem comfort you & klal yisroel & the family of shluchim! We send love & support

Baruch Dayan He'emet
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Baruch Dayan He'emet

I had the honor of meeting about six months ago at A Cannukkah celebration in Raleigh, and have had many conversations with her fantastic husband.

May the esteemed family find comfort among those who mourn Zion and Yerushalyim

May the Holy One, blesses be He send us Moshiach now!

BDE
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BDE

I didn’t know her personally, but from that video it seems like she was a real Eshes Chayil, a wonderful person with a heart of gold. I am sure she is in gan eden now. May Hashem comfort her entire family.

Gevald!!! BDE
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Gevald!!! BDE

Hashem should give kochos beyond nature to her parents and siblings having to go through such a beyond human nissoyon of having to say goodbye for the fourth time!!
Hashem should comfort you and may you hug all of your kids beguf gashmi Mamesh now with the revelation of Moshiach now!!

Chabad Admirer
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Chabad Admirer

A beautiful Neshama resting under the Kisei HaKavod

deren family
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deren family

it is so hard to hear of your pain and suffering…. we are with you shouting “ad mosai”. may we all be comforted wtih you as we hear the besura of the ge’ula shelaima… now mamosh!!

עד מתי!!
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עד מתי!!

I’m crying for the special deren family.
This is such a loss. People like Rivky are far and few between, of any. She instills faith, hope, emu ah and true joy into all of us. We should be reunited VERY SOON WITH THE COMING OF MOSHIACH! ENOUGH WITH THIS GOLUS!

 No words, yet so many words
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No words, yet so many words

Baruch Dayan Ha’Emet,
I can’t stop looking at your beautiful radiating and glowing face, Rivkie,
I heard so much about you from your cousin Leah, and words escape me at this moment, where tears overcome me.
Yet there is so much to say, so much to learn, and remember and hold dear, from you and about you, and everything you stood for.
Sending so much love and strength to the Deren and Berman families, your husband, parents and siblings.
May we have the ultimate geula bimheira be’yameinu,
With love,
Dalya Erster,
Johannesburg

Rivky, you will be missed!!
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Rivky, you will be missed!!

I remember when we were both counselors in kinus, and you had so much energy!!! You are an amazing person, Ive seen many of the videos about your life and you are a truly inspiring person!! Rabbi Shmuly, my heart goes out for you, loosing a beloved spouse is so hard! May Hashem comfort you!!

An angel among us
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An angel among us

I was privileged to become friends with Rivky at Duke Hospital where I was one of her dietitians. Her love of life was an inspiration to everyone who met her, and I am quite sure that she has done more good for the world in her 29 years than most people will accomplish in much longer lifetimes. Sending my most heartfelt wishes to her wonderful family, may your comfort come from Gd.

Hashem yaazor
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Hashem yaazor

There can be no worse pain than for parents to bury a child and to read that Rabbi & Mrs Deren have experienced this tragedy before is beyond horrific. May Hashem help and guide them through a time like this.

No words!!!
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No words!!!

Oy vey such a good people!!

המקום ינחם
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המקום ינחם

המקום ינחם אתכם בתוך שאר אבלי ציון וירושלים

משפחת דובראווסקי

so sad
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so sad

Rivkie was so special on so many ways,may hashem give lots of strenth to the incredible Deren family

isnt she fourth generation shlucha?
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isnt she fourth generation shlucha?

sholom and chaya posner were shluchim in pittsburg

bdh
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bdh

wow she is so special (im especially touched because thats my favorite quote too!)BD”H

Love you
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Love you

Just watching your videos you were the most amazing person. Baruch Dayan Haemes. Rest in peace yet clamor for Moshiach!

Bde
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Bde

I love you keeka!

Rivky and shmully
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Rivky and shmully

I Rivky no no no no pls tell me this isn’t true
Your such an inspiration to all
We love you and really miss you
Chazak Shmuley keep strong were all here for you
We love you buruch dayin emes

6th gen
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6th gen

Rabbi Deren is like 5th generation, she is about 6th generation shlucha

Appreciative to have known such an amazing person!
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Appreciative to have known such an amazing person!

I have had the privilege to meet, care for, and become friends with Rivka while working at Duke. I have never met anyone with as much hope, strength, will power, and zest for life than Rivka. She has taught me so much about living life to the fullest and being absolutely proud of who you are. It has been a true honor to meet her and her amazingly supportive family. My heart goes to you all. Rivka will forever be with us! -Jeana

big Z Schapiro
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big Z Schapiro

BDE

Hamakom
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Hamakom

yinachem eschem b’soch she’ar avaylay tzion viyrushalayim.

Rabbi Moshe and Mindy Feller

Austin, TX families
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Austin, TX families

What a beautiful, pure, heshama. Very, very wise beyond her years. Thanks so much for sharing her legacy.

Brenda Joseph, San Diego, California
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Brenda Joseph, San Diego, California

My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family and to her wonderful husband, Shmuly. My heart goes out to all of you.

Maria Caruso, Pittsburgh
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Maria Caruso, Pittsburgh

My deepest sympathy to the Deren and Berman families. I always enjoyed Rivky’s beautiful smile and positive energy every time we danced together at Yeshiva. May her courage, light, and beauty be a constant inspiration to all of us, and may her spirit shine on forever. Prayers and Love

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