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Church Candles

Yahrzeits in  August 2022

May their memory be for a blessing

Samuel Feingold,  Grandfather  of Rabbi Martin Levy
Esther Feld,  Sister  of Irv Littman
Laura Feldbaum,  Wife   of Carl Feldbaum
Edwin Fradkin,  Father  of Andrew Fradkin
Arnold Samuel Glantz,  Brother  of Lois Rosen
Dolly Glantz,  Mother  of Lois Rosen
Elliott Gottlieb,  Father-in-Law of Michael Fishman
Gary Michael Gottlieb,  Son  of Jacquelyn Gottlieb
Janet Gottlieb,  Mother-in-Law of Michael Fishman
Florence Green,  Mother   of Ronald Green
Estelle Kandell,      Mother   of Toby Brooks
Ruth Kantor ,  Mother  of Robert Kantor
Herman Lehre,r      Uncle   of Marty Lyon
Minna O. Levit,an       Mother   of Dan Levitan
Paul Littman,  Brother   of  Irv Littman
Ben Lubel,  Father  of Elaine Van der Linden
Shirley Ann Mercer ,  Mother   of Elliott Mercer
Carol C. J. Morse,  Sister   of George Shapiro
Morris Pepper,  Father   of Trudy Littman
Gary Rawlings ,  Father   of Greg Rawlings
Gretchen Ring,  Aunt  of Carlyn Ring
Ida Hill Schlom ,  Mother-in-Law of Naomi Sloan
Mel Schwartz,  Husband   of Marilyn Schwartz
Walter Schwartz,  Father  of Rhea Schwartz
Pearl Silver ,  Mother-in-Law of  Margot Silver
Clem Simon,  Uncle   of Judith Teller Kaye
David Robert Stern,  Husband   of Gail Stern
May Tash Weiss,  Mother  of Judith Levy
Leo Joseph Tessler,  Father of  Naomi Sloan
Maurice Turbow, Father  of  Jacquelyn Gottlieb
Edwin Wolfe,  Father  of Myrna Oliver

Church Candles

Yahrzeits in April

May their memory be for a blessing

Rena Ackerman Gettelman, Mother of Michael Gettelman

Anne Benson, Mother of Kirk Benson

Bernard Brait, Father of Kenneth Brait

Anna Ruth Dirkes, Mother of-in-law Gail Stern

Charlotte Falk, Mother of Susan Green

Geraldine Kalnick Feldbaum, Mother of Carl Feldbaum

Joan Feldman, Wife of   William Feldman

Milton Friedlander, Father of Terry Friedlander

Esther Gottlieb, Mother of in Law Jacquelyn Gottlieb

Rena Gross, Mother of Karen Stern

Madalyn Henry, Mother of Dana Berntson

Helene Katims, Mother of Michelle Will

Martin Landis, Father of Francine Sokoloff

Albert Leitner, Grand Father of Vicki Shapiro

Milton Levitan, Father of Dan Levitan

Bernard Levy, Father of Rabbi Martin Levy

Maurice Littman, Father of Irv Littman

Sarah Louise Gurrentz, Mother of Leslie Luray

Leon Mendelsohn, Uncle of Darrel Mendelsohn

Sam Naftelberg, Uncle of Susan Reinstein

Clayton Nemeroff, Father of Margot Silver

Norman Nie, Husband of Carol Nie

Marc Oliver, Husband of Myrna Oliver

Richard Pillar, Father of Russ Pillar

Neville Rich , Husband of Lila Rich and Father of Juli Roos

Quida Roberta Anderson, Mother of Candice Rosenberg Peterson

Leslie Rosenberg, Ex Husband of Candice Rosenberg Peterson

Sandy Rosenthal, Sister of Mark Slonim

Frances S. Rypp, Mother of Joanne Firstenberg

Alvin Schlom, Father of-in-Law Naomi Sloan

Renee Schwartz, Mother of Carol Glenn

Marilyn Joy Simon, Mother of Stuart Simon

Sam Slonim, Father of Mark Slonim

Bernice Stern, Mother of Wendy Pesky

Saul Turteltaub, Husband of Shirley Turteltaub

Barry Watkinson, Father of James Watkinson

Justine Weintraub, Mother of Gail Stern

Robert Wilonsky, Father of Marilyn Rubin

Church Candles

Yahrzeits in May

May their memory be for a blessing

Walter Basil Pape, Brother of Margery Friedlander

Jeanne Bass, Mother-in-Law of Harriet Parker-Bass

Barbara Bernbaum, Wife of Sanford Bernbaum

Hedy Block, Aunt of Juli Roos

Evelyn Caldwell, Mother of Ravona Molkner

Anne Feigenbaum, Niece of Leonard Schlessinger

Evelyn Freilich, Mother-in-Law of Cecelia Freilich

Jennie Friedlander, Mother of Bernard Friedlander

Ruth Gottlieb, Aunt of Judith Teller Kaye

Stanley Gottlieb, Husband of Jacquelyn Gottlieb

Harry Hackel, Father of Alvin Hackel

Ira Kirshbaum, Father of Bruce Kirshbaum

Aron L. Rypp, Father of Joanne Firstenberg

Joseph L. Wolff, Father of Paul Wolff

Paula Prager Lang, Mother of Fredric Prager

Robert Leavitt, Father of Robin Leavitt

Laura Leonard, Mother of Terry Friedlander

Matthew F. Magidson, Father of Jory Magidson

Stuart Mason, Husband of Flora Mason

David Maybruck, Father of Alan Maybruck

Irving Mendelsohn, Father of Karen Saks

Abraham Morton Grand, Father of Darrel Mendelsohn

Gustave Ring, Father of Carlyn Ring

Maxine Rothenberg, Mother of Joanne Mercer

Sarah Sankowich Grand, Mother of Juli Roos

Sara Rae Sekerman, Mother of Janet Becht

Judy Silverman, Wife of Arthur Silverman

Selma Vinmont, Mother of Penny Coe

Mickey Weiss, Father of Dennis Weiss

Marvin Yaeger, Husband of Marilyn Yeager

Church Candles

Yahrzeits in June

May their memory be for a blessing

Joseph Alban, Father of Seymour Alban

Stephen Alpert, Father of Scott Alpert

Meyer Bernstein, Father of Marlene Samuels

Larry Cardozo, Son of Dick and Sara Jean Cardozo

William Cohen, Father of Ellen Raede

Roland Cyrus Anderson, Father of Candice Rosenberg Peterson

Charles Falk, Father of Susan Green

Michael Freilich, Friend of Cecelia Freilich

Michael G. Dodgson, Friend of Michael Fishman

Harriet Green, Mother of Bruce Green

Max Gurvich, Father of Andrea Gurvich Lieberman

Flora Handel, Mother of Sara Jean Cardozo

Morris Handel, Father of Sara Jean Cardozo

Gertrude Leitner, Grand Mother of Vicki Shapiro

Joanne Leshen, Cousin of Karen Saks

Jerome(Jerry) Levy, Husband of Judith Levy

Marion Lowenberg Ring, Mother of Carlyn Ring

Alan Mendelsohn, Brother of Darrel Mendelsohn

Mary Ovadia, Grand Mother of Leigh Barer, Mother of Shirley Barer

Benjamin R. Parker, Father of Harriet Parker-Bass

Norman R. Leopold, Father of Norm Leopold

Lorraine Rawlings, Mother of Greg Rawlings

Bettye Roos, Mother of Brad Roos, Mother of Michael Roos

Marla Rosenberg, Wife of Peter Seligman

Rose Rovin, Mother of Linda Cooper

Marcelle Saks, Mother of Keith Saks

Sam Seligman, Father of Peter Seligman

Holly Skolrick, Best Friend of Rebekah Helzel

Arthur Sloan, Husband of Naomi Sloan

Bessie Trachtenberg Kaye, Mother-in-Law of Judith Teller Kaye

Church Candles

Yahrzeits in July

May their memory be for a blessing

Matt Alban, Son of Susan Alban
Mendel Carp, Father of Bunker Frank
Beth Clement, Mother-in-Law of Sanford Bernbaum
Reba Cohen, Mother of Leonard Cohen
Mollie Cooper, Mother of Jay Cooper
David Diamond, Father-in-Law of Valerie Diamond
Helen Diamond, Mother-in-Law of Valerie Diamond
Ruth E. Taylor, Mother of Judy Firtel
Maurice Feldbaum, Father of Carl Feldbaum
Rosemarie Fishman, Wife of Michael Fishman
Herbert Frankel, Father of Caren Frankel
David Freeman, Father of Coni Foster
Hyman G. Levy , Father-in-Law of Judith Levy
Jules Gilman, Husband of Joy Siegel
Arnold Samuel Glantz, Brother of Lois Rosen
Gary Michael Gottlieb, Son of Jacquelyn Gottlieb
Dr. Saul I. Firtel, Father in Law of Judy Firtel
Edward L. Johnson, Father of Lynda Maybruck
Ben Karasick, Father of Barry Karas
Jeanette Karasick, Mother of Barry Karas
George Kent, Father of Terry Murphy
Robert Kremer, Husband of Ray Ann Kremer
Charles Leavitt, Brother of Robin Leavitt
Diane Leavitt, Sister-in-law of Robin Leavitt
Charlene Leavitt Gruol, Sister of Robin Leavitt
Morris Pepper, Father of Trudy Littman
Chester Pinckard, Father of Brenda Hackel
Alan Pinhas, Father of Michelle Will
Edward Preller, Father of Ellen Campion
Charles Samuel Hall, Father of Darryl Hall
Ida Hill Schlom, Mother-in-Law of Naomi Sloan
Sonja Schultz, Mother of Joseph Schultz
Linda Schwartz, Mother of Rhea Schwartz
Alice Shapiro, Mother of George Shapiro
Dorothy Wilonsky, Mother of Marilyn Rubin

Remembering those who are no longer with us . . .

Yahrzeit is the annual remembrance of the death of a loved one.  In addition to our public commemoration, you may choose to light a yahrzeit candle before sundown on the eve of the yahrzeit .  

Although there is no formal blessing required in the lighting of a yahrzeit candle, many people speak these words from the Book of Proverbs: Ner Adonai nishmat adam—the soul of humanity is the light of God.

Another tradition of our people when remembering a loved one is to contribute tzedakah. You may wish to make a gift to one of our designated funds.

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Kaddish Prayer

Exalted and hallowed be God’s great name
in the world which God created, according to plan.
May God’s majesty be revealed in the days of our lifetime
and the life of all Israel — speedily, imminently.

To which we say: Amen.

Blessed be God’s great name to all eternity.

Blessed, praised, honored, exalted,
extolled, glorified, adored, and lauded
be the name of the Holy Blessed One,
beyond all earthly words and songs of blessing, praise, and comfort.

To which we say: Amen.

May there be abundant peace from heaven, and life, for us and all Israel.

To which we say: Amen.

May the One who creates harmony on high, bring peace to us and to all Israel.
To which we say: Amen.

Mourner's Kaddish

אבל: יִתְגַּדַּל וְיִתְקַדַּשׁ שְׁמֵהּ רַבָּא. [קהל: אמן]
בְּעָלְמָא דִּי בְרָא כִרְעוּתֵהּ וְיַמְלִיךְ מַלְכוּתֵהּ בְּחַיֵּיכון וּבְיומֵיכון וּבְחַיֵּי דְכָל בֵּית יִשרָאֵל בַּעֲגָלָא וּבִזְמַן קָרִיב, וְאִמְרוּ אָמֵן: [קהל: אמן]
קהל ואבל: יְהֵא שְׁמֵהּ רַבָּא מְבָרַךְ לְעָלַם וּלְעָלְמֵי עָלְמַיָּא:
אבל: יִתְבָּרַךְ וְיִשְׁתַּבַּח וְיִתְפָּאַר וְיִתְרומַם וְיִתְנַשּא וְיִתְהַדָּר וְיִתְעַלֶּה וְיִתְהַלָּל שְׁמֵהּ דְּקֻדְשָׁא. בְּרִיךְ הוּא. [קהל: בריך הוא:]
לְעֵלָּא מִן כָּל בִּרְכָתָא בעשי”ת: לְעֵלָּא לְעֵלָּא מִכָּל וְשִׁירָתָא תֻּשְׁבְּחָתָא וְנֶחֱמָתָא דַּאֲמִירָן בְּעָלְמָא. וְאִמְרוּ אָמֵן: [קהל: אמן]
יְהֵא שְׁלָמָא רַבָּא מִן שְׁמַיָּא וְחַיִּים עָלֵינוּ וְעַל כָּל יִשרָאֵל. וְאִמְרוּ אָמֵן: [קהל:אמן]
עושה שָׁלום בעשי”ת: הַשָּׁלום בִּמְרומָיו הוּא יַעֲשה שָׁלום עָלֵינוּ וְעַל כָּל יִשרָאֵל וְאִמְרוּ אָמֵן

Mourner’s Kaddish in Aramaic Transliteration


Yitgadal v’yitkadash sh’mei raba b’alma di-v’ra

chirutei, v’yamlich malchutei b’chayeichon

uvyomeichon uvchayei d’chol beit yisrael, ba’agala

uvizman kariv, v’im’ru: “amen.”

Y’hei sh’mei raba m’varach l’alam ul’almei almaya.

Yitbarach v’yishtabach, v’yitpa’ar v’yitromam

v’yitnaseh, v’yithadar v’yit’aleh v’yit’halal sh’mei

d’kud’sha, b’rich hu,

l’eila min-kol-birchata v’shirata, tushb’chata

v’nechemata da’amiran b’alma, v’im’ru: “amen.”

Y’hei shlama raba min-sh’maya v’chayim aleinu

v’al-kol-yisrael, v’im’ru: “amen.”

Oseh shalom bimromav, hu ya’aseh shalom aleinu

v’al kol-yisrael, v’imru: “amen.”

Church Candles

Yahrzeits in  November 2022

May their memory be for a blessing

Jerome Anches, Husband of Rita Anches
Norman Benson, Father of Kirk Benson
Hermine Berner, Mother of Judy Townsend
Joan Blank, Wife of Jerry Blank
Mary Lynn Drucker,  Mother of Richard Drucker
Earl Feiwell, Husband of Shirley Feiwell
Zelda Fishman,  Mother of Michael Fishman
Debra Freeman, Mother of Coni Foster
Leonard Glazer, Uncle of Jay Emmer
Tracy Gold, Daughter of Myrna Oliver
Velma Hall, Mother of Darryl Hall
Henry Helmut Marx,  Father of Susanne Marx
Marilyn Kofsky, Mother of Karen Alpert
Morton Levin, Father of Mark Levin
Sylvia Levin, Mother of Jack Levin
Betty Molkner, Mother of Kenneth Molkner
Clement Molkner, Father of Kenneth Molkner
Eugene Monkarsh, Father of Lawrence Monkarsh
Lee David Pesky, Son of Alan & Wendy Pesky
Arlene Pillar, Mother of Russ Pillar
Ann Pinckard, Mother of Brenda Hackel
Dr. Arthur R. Taylor, Father of Judy Firtel
Sol Rovin, Father of Linda Cooper
Annabelle Shapiro, Mother of Glen Shapiro
Isadore T. Shapiro, Father of George Shapiro
Otto Steinberg, of Father of Reva Alban
Milton Stern, father of Wendy Pesky
Doralee Simon Tessler, Mother of Naomi Sloan
Violet Wolfe, Mother of Myrna Oliver
Cecile Zohn, Mother of Irv Littman

Church Candles

Yahrzeits in December 2022

May their memory be for a blessing

Edna Alban, Mother of Seymour Alban

Jackie Banchik, Wife of Howard Banchik

Sanford Bernbaum, Father of Sanford Bernbaum

Edgar Bronfman, Husband of Jan Aronson

Martin Brooks, Father of Roger Brooks

Joan Brown Diamond, Mother of J. Brooke Diamond

George Caldwell, Father of Ravona Molkner

Willaim Danz, Father of Penny Coe

George Dirkes, Husband of Gail Stern

Joseph Drucker, Father of Richard Drucker

Abraham Epstein, Father of Phyllis Schlessinger

Isidore Fenster, Father of Marilyn Schwartz

Phyllis D. Firtel, Mother-in-Law of Judy Firtel

Ben Fishman, Father of Michael Fishman

Bertram Friedman, Father of Myra Friedman

Muriel Friedman, Mother of Myra Friedman

Norman Friedman, Husband  Joyce & Norman Friedman

Hershel Glantz, Father of Lois Rosen

Hannah Goldstein, Mother of Philip Goldstein

Abe Green, Father of Bruce Green

Betsy Green, Mother of Stacy Kirshbaum

Henry Green, Father of Ronald Green

Lee Hindenstein, Father of Dale Weiss

Benjamin Isadore Pape, Father of Margery Friedlander

Albert Kaplan, Father of Valerie Diamond

Victor L. Lyon, Father of Marty Lyon

Lee Levin, Mother of Mark Levin

Mae Mailman, Mother of Jerry Mailman

David Mendelsohn, Grandfather of Darrel Mendelsohn

Sophia Mendelsohn, Mother of Karen Saks

Jeanette Miller, Aunt of Trudy Littman and Wife of Charles Miller

Lee Oberbeck, Brother-in-law of Marty Lyon

Lawrence Pinsof, Brother of Judith Meyer

Mitchell Rose, Father of Jeffrey Rose

Harry Schlessinger, Father of Leonard Schlessinger

Percy Schwartz, Father of Carol Glenn

Irving Shapiro, Father of Glen Shapiro

Diane Smith, Mother of Dayna Gross

Nathan Smooke, Father of Richard Smooke

David Streja, Husband of Stephanie Streja

Herman Winograd, Father of Julie Weil

David Wolff, Brother of Paul Wolff

Eleanor Wolff, Mother of Paul Wolff

Church Candles

Yahrzeits in January 2023

May their memory be for a blessing

Sarah Jane Adicoff, Daughter of Samuel Adicoff

Helen Ausman, Mother of Judith Jellinek

Elizabeth Brodney, Mother-in-Law of Richard Feldheim

Edgar Bronfman, Husband of Jan Aronson

Jill Albert Cogan, Mother of Lindy Cogan

Maurice B Cooper, Father of Jay Cooper

Isadore Phillip Diamond, Husband of Valerie Diamond

Shirley Feigenbaum, Sister of Leonard Schlessinger

Blossom Feingold, Mother of Rabbi Martin Levy

Julius Freilich, Father-in-Law of Cecelia Freilich

Janet Fuchs, Mother of Jeanne Vilinsky

Robert Goldman, Father of Keri Desler

Dr. Morris Abraham Goldstein, Father of Susan Jansen

Si Gottlieb, Uncle of Judith Teller Kaye

Barbara Rosenthal Israel, Sister of N. Paul Rosenthal

Frank Jellinek, Husband of Judith Jellinek

Irene Jellinek, Mother-in-Law of Judith Jellinek

Frank Jellinek Sr., Father-in-Law of Judith Jellinek

Eli Levin, Father of Jack Levin

Alfred Lieberman, Father of Elissa Eva

Rose Luray, Mother of Allen Luray

David Mantel, Brother-in-law of Rebekah Helzel

Elsie Maybruck, Mother of Alan Maybruck

Robert L Mercer, Father of Elliott Mercer

Celia Morton, Grand Mother of Darrel Mendelsohn

Celia Nemeroff, Mother of Margot Silver

Henrietta Preller, Mother of Ellen Campion

Jacques Roos, Father of Brad Roos and Michael Roos

Esther Rsenberg, Mother of Dora Levin

Beverly Schneider, Mother of Deborah Slonim

Edith Schneider, Mother of JoAnn Farris

Charles Arthur Sekerman, Brother of Janet Becht

Morris Weintraub, Father of Gail Stern

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