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Sincere condolences to Simon Salama-Caro

Published on May 7, 2021

We regret to inform you of the passing of
Sister of our member Simon Salama-Caro.
The funeral took place in Madrid earlier this week.
Condolences may be sent to
If you would like to honor the memory of Lydia Salama-Caro 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.

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