Baruch Dayan haEmes

Jun. 5: Our condolences to Susan and Jon Becker and their entire extended family on the passing of Susan’s mother, Cis Posner. Shiva schedule below:

Thu. 12:00–3 PM
6:30–9 PM
Jon and Susan Becker’s
Marvin Posner’s
Fri. 11–2 PM Jon and Susan Becker’s
Sun. 1–8 PM Jon and Susan Becker’s
Mon. 1–8 PM Jon and Susan Becker’s

Apr. 17: We extend our condolences to Marlene Miller, her daughter Robin Miller Bailey, and Robin’s daughters on the passing of husband, father, and grandfather Claude Miller, one of B’nai Israel Congregation’s longest-term members. Funeral services for Mr. Miller will take place tomorrow, Wed., April 18, 2:00 PM at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apartments on Colonial Ave. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery. The meal of consolation will take place at B’nai Israel Congregation, 420 Spotswood, Norfolk, VA following the burial. Click here for obituary.

Apr. 12: Our condolences to Rabbi Yosef Friedman and his entire family on the passing of his mother, Vera Friedman Revesz, today in Philadelphia. The funeral will be tomorrow at Levine Funeral Home in Feasterville-Trevose, PA. Rabbi Friedman plans to sit shiva in Philadelphia (call shul for exact address) until Monday, then return to Denver to sit Tuesday through Thursday morning.

Apr. 11: Marilyn Stein, a former resident of Larkspur in Virginia Beach, passed away after a long illness. Our condolences to her family.

Mar. 29: Our condolences to Marc Barr on the passing of his father, Jack Barr. Click here for obituary and funeral information.

Mar. 27, 2018: Our condolences to Sherman and Clara Katz on the passing of Clara’s brother, Victor Mizrachi. The funeral was in Florida. Clara will sit shiva tonight, Tue., Mar. 27, from 7–9 PM, and 10 AM–2 PM Wed., Mar. 28.

Nov. 24: Our condolences to the family of Bernard Kahn on his passing on Friday morning. Bernard was a lifetime member of B’nai Israel. The service will take place at H. D. Oliver at 11:00 on Monday. Click here for obituary.

Nov. 6: Our friend, Dr. Gary Bluemink, passed away this past Friday night. Click here for obituary.

Sep. 24: We note with sadness the passing of Dr. Harold Blumenthal, part of our B’nai Israel family for many years, and a physician who commuted long distances to administer to patients locally and on the Eastern Shore. Our condolences to sister Edie (Louis) Schlain and to the extended family. Click here for obituary.


Condolences to the family of Linda Belkov, a respected community volunteer who passed away on Fri., Sep. 22. Our deepest sympathies to Calvin, Ronnie-Jane, Stephen and their families. Click here for obituary.


Condolences to the family of Commander Harold (Hal) Sacks, a dedicated Tidewater Jewish community leader and professional, who passed away Sep. 8. Click here for obituary.