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We mourn the loss of our member, Ira Lipman

Published on Sep 17, 2019

We regret to inform you of the passing of our member

beloved husband of Barbara K. Lipman, father of Gustave K. Lipman (Karen), Joshua S Lipman (Joanna) and M Benjamin Lipman (Lea) and grandfather of five grandchildren.

The funeral will take place at 1pm on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Temple Emanu-El in New York City (1 East 65th Street). 
Burial will follow at Mount Eden Cemetery in Hawthorne, New York.

A memorial service will take place at 4 pm on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at Temple Israel in Memphis, Tennessee (1376 East Massey Road). 
A reception will follow.

Shib'ah in New York will be held at the home of 
Barbara Lipman at 781 5th Avenue, 17th Floor

Visiting hours during Shib'ah are:
Thursday (9/19): 6:45-9pm
Friday (9/20): 9-11am, 3-5pm
Motsa'ei Shabbat (9/21) 8-10pm
Sunday (9/22) 10am-12pm, 3-9pm
Monday (9/23) 9-11am, 6:30-9pm
Tuesday (9/24) 9-11am, 6:30-9pm
Evening services on Thursday, Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday at 6:45pm.
Morning services on Friday, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday at 8:15am. Morning services on Sunday at 9:15am.



If you would like to honor the memory of Ira Lipman 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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