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Sincere condolences to Mrs. Lisa Rohde

Published on Nov 17, 2020

We regret to inform you of the passing of 
 
GRETA BRUN-KESTLER
 
Sister of Mrs. Lisa (& Rabbi Ira) Rohde
and of Heidi Brun (& David Goldfarb).
Daughter of Deborah Brun
Wife of Rabbi Aharon Brun-Kestler and mother of
Avraham Nachum, Mechael, Binyamin, Chaya Sarah, and Daniella
Brun-Kestler.
A graveside funeral will be held today, November 17, at Beth David Cemetery, Elmont, NY at 2:30 pm.
 

The family will be observing Shib`ah through Monday morning, November 23, at 
775 Bradley Street, West Hempstead, NY 11552
 
In person visits (outside only - distanced, masked) can be made from  2-4 pm 
(followed by Minha/Ma'ariv outdoors) at

775 Bradley Street, West Hempstead, NY 11552

 
מן השמים תנוחמו
 
If you would like to honor the memory of Greta Brun-Kestler with a donation to Shearith Israel, please click here.  To support families during shibah, please consider a donation to the Hebra Hased Va'Amet. The family will be notified of your donation.

The 'Pineapple' Rimonim

These bells adorned a Torah scroll at the consecration ceremony of the First Mill Street Synagogue in 1730.

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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. 

1730