In an online interview three years ago, 82-year-old Gitel Rosensweig was asked by the interviewer, who happened to be her son Avrum, “how do you look back at your life?”

Beautiful, stylishly dressed and oozing life, Gitel explained: “God inspired me to do what I did. Sometimes it was very hard, but when I look back, I think I did the right thing.”

And her most cherished accomplishment was her five children. For Gitel, being a mother and a rabbi’s wife was her blessing.

Read the complete article in the Waterloo Chronicle, published on January 11, 2016