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Sincere Condolences to our member, Joel Schreiber

Published on May 17, 2018

We regret to inform you of the passing of




Brother of our member Rabbi Joel Schreiber.

Husband of Rose Schreiber;

Father of Paula Lev, Jacob Schreiber, Miriam Skydell, and David Schreiber.


The funeral will take place:

Friday, May 18th at 9:30 AM

Boulevard-Riverside Chapel

1450 Broadway

Hewlett, NY

Interment to follow at Beth David Cemetery in Elmont, NY.


Shibah will conclude Friday afternoon before the Shabu'ot holiday.

If you would like to honor the memory of Simeon Schreiber with a donation to Shearith Israel, please click here or call the office at 212-873-0300 x228.

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