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Church Candles

Yahrzeits in  January

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

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.

Contribute here.


Please use the memo field in our payment application to tell us your name and who you are honoring with your gift. 


Please call the office

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  August

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 November

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

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

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