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We mourn the passing of Dr. Judith S. B. Guedalia

Published on May 9, 2018

We regret to inform you of the passing of



Wife of Rabbi Harris Guedalia (our former Assistant Minister)

Mother of: Allison Kupietzky, Jacob Guedalia, David Guedalia,

and Joshua Guedalia


Daughter of: Mrs. Els Bendheim

(and our former trustee, the late Mr. Charles Bendheim)


Sister of our member Aviva Sussman, and of Jack Bendheim, Debra Eisenberg, Philip Bendheim, Edna Zussman, and Karen Levine.


The funeral will take place tomorrow:

Thursday, May 10th at 4:00 PM

Sanhedria Cemetery in Jerusalem.



Gan Rechavia, 2nd entrance

Rechov Shmuel HaNagid 20

Jerusalem, Israel

Visiting hours until 10:00 PM


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

Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

In 1776, several British soldiers desecrated two of Shearith Israel’s Torah scrolls.

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