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We mourn the loss of Ruth Unterberg

Published on Oct 27, 2021

We regret to inform you of the passing of 


Sister of Barbara Yaspan


A graveside service will be held on Thursday (October 28) at 1:15 pm at Beth Olam-Shearith Israel cemetery in Ridgewood, Queens.

The cemetery is located at the intersection of the Jackie Robinson Parkway and Cypress Hills Street. Click here to use google maps for gps directions.


Condolences may be sent to the Unterberg & Yaspan families care of

David Yaspan

290 Hewlett Neck Road

Woodmere, NY 11598


If you would like to honor the memory of Ruth Unterberg 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.

Beth Olam Cemetery

Beth Olam Cemetery in Ridgewood, Queens has provided for the burials of our congregation since 1851 and will continue to do so for many years to come.

Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

In 1776, several British soldiers desecrated two of Shearith Israel’s Torah scrolls.