Loss and Shiva Announcements

Passing of Rebecca Ward z’l

Posted on May 21, 2020

We are saddened by the passing of Rebecca Ward, sister of our past officer Eddie Ward. Funeral arrangements are private. Shiva will be observed privately. Expressions of sympathy can be sent to  or 74 Wilson Avenue, Westbury, NY, 11590.    Evening minyan will be held online via Zoom commencing Sunday, May 17 at 8 pm. Click here Continue Reading »

Passing of Renee Diamond z’l

Posted on May 21, 2020

We are saddened by the passing of our long time congregant Renee Diamond, wife of Cary Diamond. A private funeral will be held on Wednesday, May 13th.  Shiva #1- 5/13, Wednesday at 7:15 EST (45 Minutes) ●      Description- Shiva Prayer Service (Religious Ceremony) with Kaddish (Jewish Prayers) led by Rabbi Saks for family and friends ●      Zoom Continue Reading »

Passing of Florencio Franco

Posted on May 21, 2020

We are saddened by the passing of our long time custodian, Florencio Franco. At this time we do not have any information about funeral arrangements.   If you would like to send a note to the family, the address is: 221-14 104th Avenue, Queens Village, NY 11429.   HaMakom Yenahem–may God comfort the mourners.

Passing of Marilyn Lutsky z’l

Posted on April 23, 2020

We are saddened by the passing of our former long time congregant, Marilyn Lutsky. A private funeral will be held for the family on Friday, April 24. The family will sit Shiva privately in their homes. HaMakom Yenahem–may God comfort the mourners.

Passing of Kate Mandl z’l

Posted on April 20, 2020

We are saddened by the passing of Kate Mandl, mother of our long-time congregant, Judy Glasel. A private funeral will be held on Tuesday, April 21, at 1:30 PM, but you can attend the funeral virtually using Rabbi Wise’s regular Go To Meeting link. Click here for the link. Information on virtual shiva visit hours will follow.  Continue Reading »

Passing of Bernice Golomb z’l

Posted on April 20, 2020

We are saddened by the passing of our Bayside legacy congregant, Bernice Golumb, wife of Marvin. A private funeral will be held on Monday, April 20. Marvin will observe shiva privately. The phone number is (718) 428-2997. HaMakom Yenahem–may God comfort the mourners.

Passing of Robert Saltzman z’l

Posted on April 13, 2020

We are saddened by the passing of Robert Saltzman, our long-time congregant and past president. A private funeral was held today. Virtual Shiva is private for family only.  HaMakom Yenahem–may God comfort the mourners.

Passing of Sima Kaplan z’l

Posted on April 13, 2020

We are saddened by the passing of Sima Kaplan, mother of our congregant, Leonard Kaplan. A private funeral was held during Hol HaMoed Pesah.  Shiva began at the conclusion of Yom Tov and will continue until Wednesday morning. Virtual shiva visits can be made to Len and his family at the following times: Friday, April Continue Reading »

Passing of Ilsa Zimmerman z’l

Posted on April 13, 2020

We are saddened by the passing of Ilsa Zimmerman, sister of our long-time congregant Bernd Bildstein. A private funeral was held today, April 8th. Bernd will observe shiva today until the beginning of Yom Tov at sunset, at which point shiva concludes. After Shabbat, Bernd can be reached at (718) 479-2049. HaMakom Yenahem–may God comfort Continue Reading »

Passing of Gerson Madfes z’l

Posted on April 1, 2020

We are saddened by the passing of our long time Oak Hills congregant, Gerson Madfes, husband of Zita. The funeral will be held on Sunday, March 29th at 11 AM graveside. Attendance at the funeral is for family only. Zita will observe shiva at home; the phone number is (718) 279-8334. HaMakom Yenahem–may God comfort Continue Reading »