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Sincere Condolences to Yaacov Ben-Avi

Published on Jul 17, 2019

We regret to inform you of the passing of
(née Ben-Abou)
Brother of our member Yaacov Ben-Avi.

The funeral will take place on Thursday, July 18th, at 4:00 pm 
at the Ḥolon Cemetery in Israel.

Shib'ah will be observed through Wednesday morning at the home of their sister, Annette Itzhaky, 
97 Bialik Street in Ḥolon. 
 Telephone in Israel 050-742-3440

Condolences can be sent to :
Yaacov and Joanne Ben-Avi
15 West 81st St
New York NY 10024
If you would like to honor the memory of Moshe Ben-Avi 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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