Menachem Mendel Schneerson

Devorah Krinsky, Wife Of Lubavitcher Rebbe's Secretary, Dies

Born into prominent U.S. Chabad family, Krinsky was wife of movement's public face.

11/26/2012

Devorah Krinsky, wife of Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky—the current public face of the Chabad-Lubavitch Hassidic movement and former secretary to the late Lubavitcher Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson -- passed away Nov. 23 after a brief illness. She was 74.

Born into a prominent founding family of the Chabad movement in the U.S., Krinsky was among the first women to study at Beth Rivkah, the Lubavitch girls’ school, in the 1940s.

Devorah Krinsky. Chabad
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