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Member Lifecycle News2018-11-14T10:06:55+00:00

Mazel Tov: Our congratulations to:

Naomi and Jeremy Rubock on the engagement of their son, Joshua to Melissa Rischall, daughter of Philip and Cindy Rischall.

Rabbi David Small and Debbie Chameides on the engagement of their daughter, Gabrielle Trudi to Eyal Salomon, son of Ruchama and Marcel Salomon. Mazal tov also to grandparents Dr. Leon and Jean Chameides and Sarah Small.

NehamaWe extend heartfelt condolences and support to:

Wife, Victoria Danzig; children, Julie (Bob), David, and Bob (Kathy); five grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law Emanuel members Tyba and Edwin Geller; and their entire family on the passing of Dr. Alan Mark Nahum, Nov. 10, 2018/2 Kislev 5779. Burial was private in La Jolla, CA.

Daughter [Emanuel member] Debbie Elman and her husband Larry of West Hartford; son Mark Stein and his wife Jackie Gray of Chapel Hill, NC; a brother, Frederick Stein of Boynton Beach, FL; grandchildren [Emanuel members] Jennifer Cushman and her husband Wesley; Julie Elman and Andrea Gray Stein; a great-grandson [Emaneul member] Jackson; and their entire family on the passing of Merrill Stein, Nov. 2, 2018/24 Heshvan 5779. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mandell Jewish Community Center, 335 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117 or Hartford County 4-H Program, 270 Farmington Avenue, Suite 262, Farmington, CT 06032

Son Steven Graff and his wife Ruth L. Graff of South Windsor and their children, Alanna, Jessica, and Joshua; daughter Deborah Kay and her husband Dr. Jeffrey Kay of Tucson and their four children; and their entire family on the passing of Ruth S. Graff, Oct. 30, 2018/21 Heshvan 5779. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford, CT.

Daughter Frances Miller and her children Benjamin Hoult, Rachel and her husband Kevin Tessler, and Daniel Hoult; son Sidney Miller; brother [Emanuel member] Nathan Shor; several nephews and nieces, including [Emanuel members] Barbara Snyder and Judith Kronick; and their entire family on the passing of Elizabeth Shor Miller, Nov. 1, 2018/23 Heshvan 5779.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Emanuel Synagogue.

Wife Barbara Nair; daughters Debra Sheridan and her husband David, Jennifer Berman and her husband Richard; son Philip Nair and his wife Erika; nine grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and their entire family on the passing of Emanuel member Howard Nair, Nov. 2, 2018/24 Heshvan 5779. Memorial contributions may be made to The Alzheimer’s Association.

Wife, Janet Samuels; children David Samuels and and the late Debra Samuels Greenberg; daughter-in-law Jessica Samuels; son and daughter-in-law Glenn and Meredith Greenberg; grandchildren Benjamin and Allyson Samuels and Jacob and Caroline Greenberg; sister [Emanuel member] Beth Lakenbach and her husband Cary; brother Jesse Samuels and his wife Susan; and their entire family on the passing of Richard “Richie” Samuels, Nov. 2, 2018/24 Heshvan 5778.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation or the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.

Husband Sam Katz, mother Adina Baitch, Shock (Lisa) Baitch and Yaron (Mindy) Baitch, sister-in-law Amy (Gary) Deane, and her many nieces and nephews, on the passing of Tammy (Baitch) Katz, Friday, October 26, 2018/Heshvan 17, 577. Memorial contributions may be made in Tammy’s name to: Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Fund, or The Emanuel Synagogue Rabbi Small Discretionary Fund.

Husband Greg Shimer; children Mitchell and Shaye Fanning and step-children Abigayil, Julia and Hannah Shimer; mother Terry Gamer; sister Jen Pfeffer and her husband Jonathan and their children, Michael, Ally and Owen; and their entire family on the passing of Emanuel member Tracey Gamer Fanning Shimer, Oct. 26, 2018/17 Heshvan 5779. Memorial contributions may be made to The Connecticut Brain Tumor Alliance, PO Box 370514, West Hartford, CT 06137 or visit www.ctbta.org/join-fight/make-donation

Husband Charles Rosenblum; children Lewis, Lena and Liza Rosenblum; parents Robert and Geraldine Berenson; mother-in-law and Emanuel member Lenora Rosenblum; and their entire family on the passing of Rebecca Berenson, Oct. 23, 2018/15 Heshvan 5779. Memorial contributions may be made to The Emanuel Synagogue, 160 Mohegan Drive, West Hartford, CT 06117

Wife, Marilyn Schaller; sons, Jeff and Randy; daughter, Cathy; sister, Emanuel member Cissy Glassman; niece, Emanuel member Deborah Kent and her husband Joel; and their entire family on the passing of Len Schaller, Oct. 19, 2018/10 Heshvan 5779.  Memorial contributions may be made to the University of Hartford Art School or the charity of the donor’s choice.

Sons Leon Zager of Farmington and Mark Zager and his wife Inna Laskova of Hamden; grandson Daniil Zager; sister Valya Yezril of Philadelphia; and their entire family on the passing of Yury Zager (Zagermakher), Oct. 16, 2018/7 Heshvan 5779.  Memorial contributions may be made to The Emanuel Synagogue, 160 Mohegan Drive, West Hartford, CT 06117.

Beth Goldberg and her entire family on the passing of her sister, Judith Sandra Lee Duftler, Sept. 29, 2018/20 Tishrei 5779. Funeral services and Shiva were held on Sunday, September 30 in Long Island, New York.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HaMakom