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We mourn the loss of our member, Barbara Herlands Smith

Published on Sep 13, 2021

We regret to inform you of the passing of our member
Mother of Jeffrey Smith, Raquel Smith Herz, and Stephen Smith.
Sister of our member Jonathan Herlands, and of the late James Herlands (z'l.)
The funeral will be held on Sunday, September 12th at 11:00AM 
Outdoors at Congregation Shearith Israel (8 West 70th Street)
(Vaccinations and masks required.)
The funeral service will be livestreamed via zoom:
Interment to follow at Union Fields Cemetery.
Located on Cypress Ave. in Ridgewood, Queens.
Shib`ah will be observed through the eve of Kippur.
Visiting will take place at Shearith Israel's outdoor lawn ("Paved Paradise.")
8 West 70th Street.

Visiting Hours:
Sunday: 5:00pm-9:00pm
Monday and Tuesday: 930am-12pm, 1pm-530pm and 7pm-9pm
Wednesday (Eve of Kippur): 930 am -1130 am.

Service times:
Evening services:  Sunday-Tuesday 630pm
Morning Services: Monday and Tuesday 715am; Wednesday 730am

Vaccination and masks required.



If you would like to honor the memory of Barbara Herlands Smith 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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