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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.

Maud Nathan

Maud Nathan (1862-1946) was founder and first President of the Sisterhood of Shearith Israel, established in 1896.  

Emma Lazaraus

Emma Lazarus is best known for her famous poem, “The New Colossus,” inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty.