By COLlive staff
A memorial event marking the Shloshim of R’ Michal Raskin obm, the iconic founder of Raskin’s Fruit store on Kingston Avenue, took place Tuesday evening in Crown Heights.
Gathered at the Jewish Children’s Museum in Crown Heights, family, friends, and community members told of R’ Michal’s great kindness and exemplary Hachnosas Orchim.
Addressing the event were R’ Michal’s children and grandchildren, as well as Crown Heights Rov Rabbi Avrohom Osdoba, Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, Rov of the Kotel, who delivered greetings by video from Jerusalem, Mashpia Rabbi Shloime Zarchi, Rabbi Yehoshua Balkany, Rabbi Eliezer Laine and Rabbi Yosef Langer.
Rabbi Sruli Edelman, son-in-law of R’ Michal, made a Siyum on Mishnayos.
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