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We mourn the passing of Herman P. Salomon

Published on Feb 1, 2021

We regret to inform you of the passing of our distinguished member
(Knight of the Order of Oranje-Nassau)
Brother of Els Bendheim.

Funeral services will be held
Monday, February 1, at 9:45 am. 
At Beth Olam - Shearith Israel cemetery.
Located at the intersection of the Jackie Robinson Parkway and Cypress Hills Street
 in Ridgewood, Queens. 
See our emails for zoom and contact information.
מן השמים תנוחמו
If you would like to honor the memory of Herman P. Salomon 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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