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We Mourn The Loss Of Leon Korngold, Husband of Sylvia Korngold

Published on Jan 25, 2017


Father of Vivian Falk and Lauren Merkin 

The funeral will take place tomorrow, Thursday, January 26th, at 9:45am, at Riverside Memorial Chapel, 180 West 76th Street.


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


Shibah will be observed at the Korngold residence 

700 Park Avenue, apt. 5C. 


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

Visiting hours during Shibah are 

Thursday evening from 6:00pm until 9:00pm

Arbit Service at 7:00pm.


Friday from 10:00am until 2:00pm 

Saturday night from 7:00pm until 10:00pm.


Sunday through Tuesday  from 10:00am until 10:00pm 

Arbit Service at 7:00pm.

First Mill Street Synagogue

The little synagogue on Mill Street was the first structure designed and built to be a synagogue in continental North America. 

Chatham Square Cemetery

The oldest of our extant cemeteries is known as the Chatham Square Cemetery.  It is located in Chinatown at 55 St. James Place.  The land was originally purchased in 1682 by Joseph Bueno de Mesquita.