Deborah Galiley went home to be with Yeshua on Wed., February 19, 2014. I had the privilege to interview her in June, 2007.
I hope you enjoy this bittersweet tribute to a wonderful woman of God. Here's some background:
was born December 14, 1961 in Queens, NY. Deborah moved with her
husband to upstate NY in 1989 from Pasadena, CA and lived in Syracuse,
Rome and Utica before settling in New Hartford.
Deborah was a
wife, mother, the Rebbetzin of Beit Shalom in Utica, NY who was well
known for her diverse interests and skills. With an inquisitive mind,
quick wit and known for her straightforward honesty, she was an ardent
student of life always ready to learn new things. She was a published
author of four biblical fiction novels, worship dancer, artisan bread
baker, youth group leader, clarinetist, intercessor, percussionist and
friend to many.
Deborah was the daughter of Harry Teitelbaum (of
blessed memory) and is survived by her mother, Marilyn (Nober)
Teitelbaum of Laguna Niguel, her husband,Rabbi Stephen Galiley her children, Joshua Galiley of Irvine, CA, Shimon Galiley of Dongbaek, South Korea, Yael, Noa and Elisheva Galiley
of New Hartford NY, and her brothers Mark (Pam) Teitelbaum of Westlake
Village, CA and David (Lynda) Teitelbaum of Saratoga Springs, NY.