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We Mourn The Loss of Jacques Roumani, Brother of Our Member, Vivienne Roumani-Denn

Published on Dec 13, 2016


The funeral will be held on Tuesday at Magen David Sephardic Synagogue in Rockville, Maryland, and shiva will be at the Roumani home 7804 Renoir Court, Potomac, Maryland. 


Vivienne will complete the shiva at home, 

140 Riverside Drive, Apt 4G, New York, 

starting on Sunday.  Shacharit on Sunday will be at 8:00am and mincha and arbit at 4:00pm. 

Shacharit on Monday morning will be at 7:00 am.

If you would like to honor the memory of Jacques Roumani with a donation to Shearith Israel,

please click here or call the office at 212-873-0300 x228. 

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