Shiva Announcements

Herbert Altman z”l

Posted on June 19, 2024

Great Neck Synagogue notes with sorrow the passing of Herbert Altman, beloved stepfather of our member Laura (and Elie) Cohen, and beloved husband of Elizabeth Lieberman. The funeral will take place June 19, 2024 at 1:00 pm at Boulevard-Riverside Chapels, 1450 Broadway, Hewlett, NY. Elizabeth Lieberman will be sitting shiva on Wednesday afternoon at the Continue Reading »

Colin Freedman z”l

Posted on June 17, 2024

Great Neck Synagogue notes with sorrow the passing of Colin Freedman, beloved brother of our member Jeffrey (and Marilyn) Freedman. The funeral took place in Toronto. Jeff will be returning to Great Neck and sitting shiva in his home, 8 Shore Drive, from Monday morning, June 9 through Tuesday afternoon, June 10 at 4 pm. Continue Reading »

Shirley Rutta z”l

Posted on May 31, 2024

Great Neck Synagogue notes with sorrow the passing of Shirley Rutta, beloved mother of our member Norman (and Michelle) Rutta, and beloved mother of Leibel (and Rose) Rutta and Mona (and Ivan) Norman. A graveside funeral will take place Sunday, June 2, at 11 am, at Beth David Cemetery, 300 Elmont Road in Queens. The Continue Reading »

Richard Griffel z”l

Posted on May 28, 2024

Great Neck Synagogue notes with sorrow the passing of Richard Griffel, brother of our member Marty (and Amy Fox) Griffel. A private funeral took place today, Tuesday, May 28, 2024. Shiva will be observed privately. To make a general donation in memory of Richard Griffel, please click here. The family will be notified of all donations.

Cary Jettelson z”l

Posted on March 22, 2024

Great Neck Synagogue notes with sorrow the passing of Cary Jettelson, beloved son of our member Trudy Jettelson. The funeral will take place on Sunday, March 24 at 1:30 pm at Riverside Nassau North Chapel in Great Neck. Shiva will be observed at 49 Capri Drive, Roslyn, NY. The family requests that visits be limited Continue Reading »

Reuven Ghodsi z”l

Posted on March 12, 2024

Great Neck Synagogue notes with sorrow the passing of Reuven Ghodsi, beloved father of our member Martin (and Sherri) Ghodsi. The graveside funeral will take place Wednesday, March 13 at 10:30 am at New Montefiore Cemetery, 1180 Wellwood Avenue, West Babylon. Shiva, ending Tuesday morning, March 19, will be observed at the home of Sherri Continue Reading »

Lydia Gersten z”l

Posted on March 10, 2024

Great Neck Synagogue notes with sorrow the passing of Lydia Gersten, beloved mother of our member Mark Gersten. The graveside funeral will take place Sunday, May 12, 2024 at 2:15 pm at Mt. Judah Cemetery, 8114 Cypress Ave, Glendale, NY 11385. The  period of Shiva, ending publicly Friday afternoon, May 17 is being observed at Continue Reading »

Harriet Malen z”l

Posted on February 18, 2024

Great Neck Synagogue notes with sorrow the passing of Harriet Malen, beloved mother of our member Ron (and Michal) Malen, and beloved mother of Donna (and Stephen) Plotkin. The graveside funeral will take place tomorrow, Monday, February 19 at 11 am at Wellwood Cemetery in Farmingdale. Shiva, ending Sunday morning, February 25, will be observed Continue Reading »

Irena Einhorn z”l

Posted on February 15, 2024

Great Neck Synagogue notes with sorrow the passing of Irena Einhorn, beloved mother of our member Olga (and Matt) Gartenhaus, and beloved mother of Eve (and Adiel) Fleischer. The funeral will take place Friday, February 16 at 1 pm at Riverside Nassau North Funeral Chapel in Great Neck. Shiva, ending Thursday morning, will be observed Continue Reading »

Judy Traub z”l

Posted on January 13, 2024

Great Neck Synagogue notes with sorrow the passing of our member Judy Traub, beloved wife of Gerald Traub and beloved mother of Shari (and Todd) Brody and Jeffrey (and Marla) Traub. The funeral will take place on Sunday, January 14, 2024 at 10:00 am at Riverside Nassau North Chapel in Great Neck. Shiva will begin at Continue Reading »