MAZEL TOV! Triplets Born to The Ginzberg Family of Betar Illit That Lost Two Children in Fire


Two children of the Ginzberg family of Betar Illit R”L perished in a fire in the family’s apartment in October 2018. The blaze resulted in the deaths of siblings Tzvi (2) and his sister Efrat (4) Ginzberg. At least 12 other persons were injured.

B’chasdei Hashem, on Wednesday morning, Mrs. Ginzberg gave birth to triplets; a son and two daughters to Rav Reuven and Mrs. Devorah Ginzberg.

The grandfather of the family, Rabbi Shlomo Ginzburg, Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivas Hari Yehuda, said: “During the Shiva one of the Roshei Yeshiva said that Hashem will pay you twice as much.”

It is added that just before Pesach, the family returned to its home after being renovated in the last few months, since the outbreak of the fire.

At the time of the shiva, HaGaon HaRav Chaim Kanievsky Shlita sent a special letter of condolence to the family and wrote: “Perhaps this is a cheshbon from a previous gilgul…certainly it is a great tikun.”

(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem)


  1. Huge Mazel Tov!!!
    Wondering if can find out from the family if they would be interested in perhaps people helping out by setting up one of these various accounts that handle. Such a huge simcha and a big nechama, yet it must be a little overwhelming right now given what they’ve been through this past year. I’m sure many feel the same as me. I would love to give.

  2. Mazal Tov!!!!!! But I don’t believe that the word “But” at the beginning of the second paragraph is appropriate. Every נשמה is an עולם מלא and the birth of 3 children בלע”ה does not replace the lost children רח”ל

  3. As a mother that suffered a loss, nothing can ever replace. A new neshoma to this world brings joy and lifts up but does not take the pain away.