In Memoriam


Zichronam Livracha - May Their Memories be for a Blessing

The greeting to mourners is as follows: HaMakom y'nakhem et-khem. May God comfort you and all those who mourn in Zion and Jerusalem.

This Week We Mourn The Following Losses, listed alphabetically 


James Stephen Thomas Hassell


We offer condolences to his daughter, Sharon (Robert) Krinsky and grandsons, Harry and Leo Krinsky.

Ruth Stein


We offer our condolences to her granddaughter, Dr. Betsy Magen.

This Month We Mourn The Following Losses, listed alphabetically 

Helene Armand


We offer condolences to her son, Michel Armand (David Blumberg) and her grandchildren, Alexander and Raphael Armand-Blumberg.

Dr. M. W. (Wally) Friedman


We offer condolences to his wife, Faega Friedman, his son, Rickie (Richard) Baum and grandchildren  Abigail, Daniel, Rachel and Zachary Baum 

Idella Schneider Jonah


We offer condolences to son Michael (Pam) Schneider and grandson Matthew Schneider

Barry Zweben


We offer condolences to his son, Monte Zweben (Liz Shalev) and granddaughters Lindsay and Skye Zweben.

It is Jewish tradition to commemorate those who have passed through tzedakah and other deeds of kindness. To make a donation (known as tzedakah) in memory of someone who has recently passed please click here.

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