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Sincere Condolences to Lawrence Kobrin

Published on Feb 21, 2018

We regret to inform you of the passing of 




Brother of our member Lawrence Kobrin.


A graveside service will be held on Thursday afternoon at 1 PM

at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery, 

7800 Myrtle Avenue, Glendale, NY 11385 

(driving instructions below).


Shibah will be observed at the home of 

Richard and Gloria Kobrin 

1095 Park Avenue, New York.  


Services on Thursday afternoon will be at 5:25 PM.


Morning Services: Friday at 7:30 AM, Sunday at 9:00, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (Taanit Esther) at 7:30 AM; 


Evening Services: Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday at 5:25 PM.

The family requests no visitors after 9:30 PM.


Shibah concludes following shachrit on Wednesday morning (February 28th.)




Driving instructions to Mt. Lebanon Cemetery: JFK (Triboro) Bridge to Grand Central Parkway.  Right onto Jackie Robinson (former Interboro) Parkway.  Take Exit 4. Forest Park Drive, Myrtle Avenue.  Right turn off ramp to Myrtle Avenue.  At light, turn left and proceed two blocks to Mt. Lebanon entrance on left.  In Cemetery, proceed to Block R, Section 19.  (First right onto Lebanon Avenue, at stop sign, left onto Monetefiore Avenue, right onto Central Avenue, to Block R.)



To honor the memory of Jay Kobrin with a donation to Shearith Israel, please click here.  To sponsor a meal during shibah please click here. The family will be notified of your donation.

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