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Anniversaries are natural occasions for remembrance. The anniversary of the passing of someone near and dear, the yahrzeit, is no exception. It evokes bittersweet emotions. Echoes of voices long silenced are still heard. Images of experiences once shared crowd in upon us. Smiling faces, never fully erased from our memory, capture our attention. Special gestures, special customs, special scenes are especially vivid on yahrzeit days. We relive pleasant occasions, and, sadly, relive times of sadness too. When it is possible to do so, we visit the graves of our loved ones at such times, allowing our stream of consciousness to join us to them through the miracle of memory.

But the yahrzeit of a person near and dear to us is more than just an occasion for sentiment and sadness. It reestablishes links, which transcend the passing of time, links that are forged by the ongoing acceptance of responsibility for those we love – even beyond the grave.

Our tradition maintains that the initial judgment of our loved ones takes place within twelve month of their passing. However, it also holds that the elevation of their souls at that time is not final. Through our continued commitment to our faith and our unceasing pursuit of good deeds, we help assure their continued progress through the heavenly spheres, enhancing their existence as they draw ever nearer to God – the Source of all existence. Our tradition also says that the spiritual progression of our beloved departed takes place in annual stages, and that their progress is determined on each yahrzeit.

Customs of observing Yahrzeit

A candle should burn in every residence where the yahrzeit is observed. It should be kindled in the evening, burn for the entire next day until it goes out on its own. Special “yahrzeit candles” are sold at Jewish book and food stores. Many people fast on the yahrzeit of their parents. It is customary to have a Memorial prayer recited in the synagogue. Try to visit the cemetery and recite special prayers. If possible, arrange a Torah study group at home on the day of yahrzeit. You should try to attend a synagogue and say Kadish on the day of the yahrzeit, or at least ask somebody to say Kadish on behalf of your grandmother. When saying Kadish you should have in mind the Jewish name and the father’s name of the deceased. Send donation in memory of the deceased.

Our Synagogue has Memorial Board with plaques recording the Hebrew and English name of the deceased and the Hebrew date of death.

If you need assistance in conducting a Yahrzeit service please contact our Synagogue.


Last NameHebrew NameDateHebrew Date
ArenskyYelizaveta bas IsaakWednesday, October 26, 20221 Heshvan
BarandesMikhail ben AlexanderSaturday, October 8, 202213 Tishri
BardensteinItzchak ben YakovSunday, October 30, 20225 Heshvan
BerezovskyDmitriy ben ArkadiySaturday, October 8, 202213 Tishri
BraginskyYefim ben GregoryMonday, October 17, 202222 Tishri
BrodskiyIsrael ben MosheSunday, October 30, 20225 Heshvan
BudilovskiyMevsha ben HirshSunday, October 9, 202214 Tishri
BurdGershon Binyomin ben EliezerThursday, October 27, 20222 Heshvan
ChertkovBoruch ben MotleSunday, October 23, 202228 Tishri
ChetverechenkoIrina bas AnatolySunday, October 9, 202214 Tishri
DamanIrene bas AbramSunday, October 30, 20225 Heshvan
DamanIsaak ben MoisieyThursday, October 20, 202225 Tishri
DavydovaNina bas YenitaThursday, October 6, 202211 Tishri
DekhtermanMoshe ben BoruchSaturday, October 22, 202227 Tishri
DinenzonGrigoriy ben IsaacSunday, October 30, 20225 Heshvan
DubossarskiyNaum ben YitzchakMonday, October 31, 20226 Heshvan
DuzhanskayaShura bas WolfFriday, October 21, 202226 Tishri
EpshteynBoruch Chaim ben SolomonWednesday, October 12, 202217 Tishri
EydelshteynZina bas NevachThursday, October 6, 202211 Tishri
FeksonSofa bas GershSunday, October 2, 20227 Tishri
FrukhlenderVladimir ben LeibWednesday, October 19, 202224 Tishri
FurmanRaisa bas YisroelWednesday, October 19, 202224 Tishri
GabrielevEliyahu ben LipaSunday, October 2, 20227 Tishri
GelfmanBoris ben LevSaturday, October 1, 20226 Tishri
GofshteynSofia bas GirshThursday, October 27, 20222 Heshvan
GolberAlexander ben Saturday, October 1, 20226 Tishri
GrechanikMordechai ben Monday, October 3, 20228 Tishri
GrinshpanYelena bas BinyominSunday, October 23, 202228 Tishri
GurevichIda bas MosheWednesday, October 5, 202210 Tishri
GutinSemen ben LipaThursday, October 6, 202211 Tishri
HaytinZyama ben GershonSunday, October 23, 202228 Tishri
InzelbuchBaila bas NaftoliFriday, October 7, 202212 Tishri
IoffeTuvia ben Efraim ReuvenMonday, October 24, 202229 Tishri
KanevskyAnatoly ben Tuesday, October 18, 202223 Tishri
KatsRema bas YefimTuesday, October 11, 202216 Tishri
KelrikhSheina Raizel bas ShimonSunday, October 9, 202214 Tishri
KernermanVladimir ben YakovMonday, October 3, 20228 Tishri
KerzhenevichSonia bas AbramSaturday, October 29, 20224 Heshvan
KhaitSofiya bas MoiseyTuesday, October 25, 202230 Tishri
KleymanViktor ben IosifSunday, October 9, 202214 Tishri
KleynerMottle ben BerelTuesday, October 4, 20229 Tishri
KnobelDavid ben MordechaiSaturday, October 29, 20224 Heshvan
KomskyGalina bas ZalmanSunday, October 16, 202221 Tishri
KukulevskyNikita ben BorisThursday, October 6, 202211 Tishri
KunovskayaMatlya bas VulfMonday, October 10, 202215 Tishri
KupermanIlya ben ShlomoSaturday, October 15, 202220 Tishri
KushnirAlexander ben GregoryThursday, October 27, 20222 Heshvan
LevitTsila bas BerelTuesday, November 1, 20227 Heshvan
LeykekhmanLarisa bas VolfSaturday, October 15, 202220 Tishri
LeykekhmanShunya ben ShimshonFriday, October 14, 202219 Tishri
LormanBella bas IsaakTuesday, October 18, 202223 Tishri
LyandresSemen ben LazarWednesday, October 12, 202217 Tishri
MilitsinRoza bas Sunday, October 2, 20227 Tishri
MoinaRoza bas DovidMonday, October 24, 202229 Tishri
MoldavskiyIosif ben AvrahamThursday, October 20, 202225 Tishri
MonisovaRaisa bas AharonSunday, October 30, 20225 Heshvan
NaydenovaBella bas DavidThursday, October 6, 202211 Tishri
NilevskayaSofiya bas BentzionThursday, October 27, 20222 Heshvan
ObodyanikChana bas YakovFriday, October 7, 202212 Tishri
OstrozhanskyNikolay ben YefimTuesday, October 11, 202216 Tishri
PantofelAvraham ben MoiseiThursday, October 13, 202218 Tishri
PitetskaManya bas MosheWednesday, October 26, 20221 Heshvan
PolyachenkoIrina bas SemenSaturday, October 22, 202227 Tishri
PolyakovValentin ben IvanSunday, October 16, 202221 Tishri
PushelMiriam bas Thursday, October 6, 202211 Tishri
RabinovichYitzchak ben EliezerThursday, October 6, 202211 Tishri
RaykhlinIosif ben MelechSunday, October 9, 202214 Tishri
RozmanChaya bas VolfThursday, October 20, 202225 Tishri
RozovskyBoris ben YefimFriday, October 14, 202219 Tishri
RubinIosif ben SamuilFriday, October 28, 20223 Heshvan
RyazanovaIrina bas AbramThursday, October 13, 202218 Tishri
SeklerEnna bas YefimFriday, October 21, 202226 Tishri
ShapiroBinyomin ben YakovMonday, October 31, 20226 Heshvan
ShatsEvgeniya bas GregorySaturday, October 29, 20224 Heshvan
SheinkmanAvraham ben AkivaSunday, October 23, 202228 Tishri
ShekhterMaks ben MoiseiTuesday, October 25, 202230 Tishri
ShlyapochnikValerey ben Chaim HertzMonday, October 3, 20228 Tishri
ShmaryanAnya bas NusimMonday, October 24, 202229 Tishri
SimachevskayaRoza bas MelechFriday, October 21, 202226 Tishri
SpektorTema Reiza bas MichailSunday, October 30, 20225 Heshvan
SteymatskayaSvetlana bas AsirThursday, October 13, 202218 Tishri
SutinYaakov ben GershThursday, October 13, 202218 Tishri
TarasovReuven ben Gavsei MeirSaturday, October 29, 20224 Heshvan
TenenbaumLeah bas YisroelWednesday, October 5, 202210 Tishri
TokarskiyIsaak ben MoiseySunday, October 23, 202228 Tishri
TsipisEster Rivka bas MendelSaturday, October 15, 202220 Tishri
UretskiyMatvey ben NochumThursday, October 13, 202218 Tishri
VayntrubBoris ben GregoryWednesday, October 26, 20221 Heshvan
XYuri ben SheilakThursday, October 27, 20222 Heshvan
YakersonSulamif bas YevseiWednesday, October 19, 202224 Tishri
YampolskayaMeri bas BoruchMordechaiThursday, October 20, 202225 Tishri
YankovskayaBluma bas Wednesday, October 5, 202210 Tishri
YanovaYulia bas MoiseiSaturday, October 8, 202213 Tishri
YurkovskyRefail ben MeirSaturday, October 15, 202220 Tishri
ZaidelSarah bas TzadokSunday, October 16, 202221 Tishri


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