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.”