Dedicated to the Blessed Memory of Those We Lost March 15 – April 20, 2020

It is with deep sadness, that we regret to inform the passing of so many dear friends, relatives, and community members this past month. We apologize in advance if we mistakenly left out or misspelled anyone’s name. The Niftarim are listed in alphabetical order (men preceding women).

Morris Mark Benun A”H

Family Members: Wife: Joy Benun  / Children: Sarah Harari, Celia Cohen, Michelle Srour,

Siblings: Lila Marcus, Lorraine Gindi, Jack M. Benun, Vivian Hymie Gindi

Isaac Bibi – Isaac ben Esther A”H

Family Members: Wife: Jeanette  / Children: Marilyn Chehebar, Esther Dweck, Alice Gemal, Ruby Bibi Siblings: Morris Bibi A”H, Joe Bibi A”H, Eli Bibi A”H, Lillian Grossman A”H, Florence Deutch A”H, Evelyn Tawil A”H, Sara Cayne A”H, Charlotte Zeitoune, Jack Bibi, Rita Polinsky

Stanley Chera  – Shlomo ben Shoshana A”H

Family Members: Wife: Cookie Chera / Children: Isaac Chera, Hymie Chera, Richard Chera

Siblings: Helene Mishaan, Louise Sitt, Morris Chera

Abraham Cohen – Abraham Nissim ben Farha A”H
Family Members: Wife: Gigi / Children: Benny, Jack, Vicky

Isadore Cohen  – Yizhaq ben Sheffikka  A”H
Family Members: Wife: Faye A”H / Sons: Joey and Ezra
Siblings: Sam Cohen A”H, Leon Cohen A”H, Lola Tessoun A”H, Morris Cohen A”H, David Cohen A”H, Albert Cohen A”H, Nat Cohen A”H, Meyer Cohen

Max Cohen – Mordechai Chaim ben Bahiye A”H  

Family Members: Wife: Shelly Cohen A”H / Children: Beckie Cohen, Paulette Shaban, Rabbi Norman Cohen, Esther Dayon, Jacqueline Arussy, Saul Cohen, David Cohen

Siblings: Renee Ashkenazi Cohen, Cynthia Shalom, Charlie Cohen, Marcelle Bale Kreiger, Freddie Cohen

Meyer T Cohen A”H

Family Members: Wife: Cynthia Cohen / Children: Joey Cohen, Sheffi Jemal, Alice Shalom, Monique Benun

Siblings: Sam Cohen A”H, Leon Cohen A”H, Lola Tessoun A”H, Isadore Cohen A”H, Morris Cohen A”H, David Cohen A”H, Albert Cohen A”H, Nat Cohen A”H

Rav Chaim Dahan  – Chaim Yehezkel Shraga ben Rachel Esther  A”H
Family Members: Parents: Rav Yitzhak Yaakov Dahan and Rachel Esther
Wife: Barbara (Rivka) / Children: Sarah Aidi, Zehava Aidi
Siblings: Yossi, Sruli, Aidi, Malki

Isaac Dror  – Yitzhak ben Esther Tera  A”H

Simon Eddi  – Shimon ben Julia A”H
Family Members: Children: Isaac Eddi, Ely Eddi, Raquel Gadeloff
Siblings: Marcos A”H, Ely, Lily, Gladys Abadi A”H, Dr. David and Tunie Cohen

Moshe Faham  – Moshe ben Sarah A”H
Family Members: Wife: Miriam / Children: Julius, Nina Safdieh, Mark, Lizette Hidary, Jojo
Siblings: Ezra Faham A”H, Marie Dweck A”H, Avraham Faham Pe’er (Israel), Joe Faham, Gitta Seruya, Lydia Zafrani, Feeurette Sultan

Ibrahim Hamra  – Abraham ben Ester  A”H

Family Members: Children: Rafoul Hamra, Ezak Hamra, Rimon Hamra, Eli Hamra, Stella Hamra, Abdo Hamra

Raymond Harari  – Rachamim ben Mazal  A’H

Family Members: Wife: Marie Harari / Children: Freddie Harari, Morris Harari, Monique Betesh, Frieda Saadia, Kenny Harari

Siblings: Jeanie Sutton, Joe Harari, Harry Harari A”H, Frieda Cattan

Albert Husni  – Avraham ben Sophie A”H
Family Members: Wife: Muzi / Children: Sofia
Siblings: Dr. Joseph Husney, Nissim Husni, Ralph Husni, Sarine Sakkal

Rabbi Yaakov Israel  – Yaakov ben Esther A”H
Family Members: Wife: Rabbanit Smadar Israel

Salem Khdideh  – Chaloum ben Adele A”H
Family Members: Parents: Adele & Chaim
Wife: Avishag / Children: Adele, Chaim, Aviah, Noya
Siblings: Ted, Rachel Akiva, David, Simon

Ralph Kraiem – Rafael ben Bahia A’H

Family Members: Wife: Joan / Children: Nathan Kraiem, Victor Kraiem, Brian Kraiem, Belline Manopala,  Tammy Shamula

Siblings: Isaac Kraiem, Eli Kraiem, Sol Kraiem, Arlette Pardo, Mary Betesh

Larry Kushner – Lev ben Rachel A”H

Family Members: Wife: Jacqueline Kushner / Children: Fortune Chera, Inez Dweck, Nathan, Jamie Ades, Solomon, Sabrina, Rubie, Vanessa, Brittney, Cynthia, Abraham, Alexandra, Eli

Eddie Levy – Ezra ben Salha A”H
Family Members: Parents: Jabra & Salha Shasho A”H
Siblings: Ralph Levy A”H, Sam Levy A”H, Nat Levy A”H, Al Levy A”H, Morris Levy A”H, Lou Levy, Grace Rifkin A”H

Eddie Lincer  – Yitzhak ben A”H
Family Members: Wife: Rachel Lincer / Children: Michael Lincer, Morris Lincer, Michelle Azarbad, Lauren Weiss
Siblings: Mike Lincer, Elana Shoshany

Rabbi Mark Maimon – Mordechai ben Rayna A”H
Family Members: Children: Reyna Katz, Yaakov Maimon, Simcha Shami, Rachelle Maimion, Shemuel Maimon, Aviva Khalifie, Esther Guttman, Sara Chayumi, David Maimon

Habib Alan Marcus A”H

Family Members: Parents: Ezra and Dorothy ‘Dottie’ Marcus AH

Siblings: Judy Levy, Maxine Rosenberg

Joe Mezrahi  – Yosef ben Esther A”H

Family Members: Wife: Michelle / Children: Esther Chamoula, Sally Shamah, Isaac Mezrahi, Judy Arusi,  Robin Ovadia
Siblings: Nathan (Seuda), Brenda Mezrahi, Rochelle Shasho

Eddie Missry  – Ezra ben Victoria  A”H

Family Members: Wife: Tunie / Children: Victoria Mamiye, Alex Missry, Sadie Harary, Pauline Assa, Elyse Missry

Siblings: Pauline Dweck, Lilli Gindi, Alfonse Missry, Morris Missry

Jack Nardea  – Yaakov ben Esther A”H
Family Members: Wife: Sara Nardea / Children: Henry Nardea, Norma Sutton

Abe Rudy  – Abraham ben Simbol A”H
Family Members: Wife: Liela Rudy / Children: Susan Jacobs, Robin Rudy, Ricky Rudy, Lisa Wollek, Nathan Rudy

Bondi Yom Tov Sahalon – Bondi Yom Tov ben Shula Rachel A”H
Family Members: Wife: Fortunee Sahalon / Children: Ness, Haim, Rabbi Isaac
Siblings: Avraham, Ettie

Robert Salame – Reuben ben Ribkah A”H

Family Members: Wife: Pauline Joyce Salame  / Children: Ted Salame, Susie Sutton, Rachel Harari, Rebecca Harary, Victoria Aronow, Nancy Tebele, Jennifer Dayan, James Salame

Siblings: Joseph Selame A”H, Edmund Salame A”H, Isaac Salame A”H, Morris Salame

Eli Salem – Eliyahu ben Sara A”H

Family Members: Wife: Shula Salem  / Children: Sara Nawlo, Manny Salem, Franny Kadosh

Siblings: Haim Salem, Moshe Salem, Leon Cohen (Israel), Selly Srour (Israel), Albert Salem A”H,

Hasibeh Perach A”H

Sol Sankary – Selim ben Milo A”H
Family Members: Wife: Sarah Sankary / Children: Marilyn Dayan, Vivian Erani, Janet Shalam, Nathan Sankary, Sion Sankary
Siblings: Flo Mahana, Gloria Elias

Samuel “Sonny” Setton  – Bension ben Esther A”H
Family Members: Wife: Marcelle Setton / Children: Jeff Setton, Marc Setton, Eric Setton
Siblings: Julia Massry A”H, Vicky Arazi A”H, Adele Hazan A”H, Olga Serrur A”H, Francis Ozeri A”H, Sara Levy A”H, Leo Setton A”H, Ralph Setton A”H, Murray Setton A”H

David Shemtob  – David Michael ben Flora Rachel A”H
Family Members: Wife: Esther Shemtob, Father: Max D. Shemtob, Mother: Flora Shemtob
Children: Max, Flora, Miraima, Sarah

Siblings: Rabbi Aaron Shemtob, Sofia Sutton, Joseph Shemtob

Rabbi Rami Soosi  – Rachamim Rami ben Shoshana A”H

Vivan Behar – Hasibah bat Rinah A”H

Family Members: Husband: Sam Behar / Children: Mark Behar, Rena Behar,

Siblings: Hayim Setton A”H, Josh Setton, Morris Setton

Florence Azar Cohen  – Farha bat Nahmo A”H

Family Members:  Husband: Joseph Cohen (Papa Joe) A”H / Children: Jack Cohen, Eddie Cohen, Grace Chemtob, Norma Rezak,

Siblings: Freida Tobias A”H, Mal Azar A”H, Grace Levy A”H, Albert Azar A”H, David Azar Cohen,  Jack Azar

Renee Cohen – Renee bat Robida A”H
Family Members: Son: Moshe Cohen

Roberta Cohen  – Rachel bat Zakeiah A”H
Family Members: Husband: Jack Noonie Cohen A”H
Children: Gay Shames, Sherri Horowitz, Jamie Doueck , Dawn Dweck

Laura Dweck – Leah bat Mazal  A”H

Family Members: Children: Dr. Isaac Dweck, Alice Dayon, Marlene Tebele, Debbie Tawil

Marie Elmann A”H

Family Members: Husband: Victor Elmann A”H /  Children: Jack Elmann, Nisso Elmann,  Leon Elman A”H, Eli Elmann A”H, Sophie Elmann Porat (Israel)

Olga Fallas (Shamie)  – Olga bat Sarah A”H

Family Members: Husband: Jack Fallas A”H  / Children: Eli Fallas, Shelia Schwab, Joyce Fallas

Siblings: Molly Shemay, Shamie Fallas A”H, Grace Cayre A”H, Marilyn Shamie, Jeanette Rogozenski, A”H, Morris Shamie A”H, Jackie Shamie A”H, Abraham Shamie A”H, Eddie Shamie, Louis Shamie

Isabelle Franco  – Isabel bat Jean A”H

Family Members: Husband: Jack E Franco / Children: Grace Cohen, Lori Franco Parke, Elliot Franco

Sibling: Gloria Brodsky A”H

Rochelle Gemal  – Rachel bat Sarah A”H
Family Members: Husband: Mitchell Bob Gemal / Children: Adele Cohen, Sara Bijou, Jill Semah, Robert Gemal, Deborah Massry
Siblings: Teddy Rosenthal, Richie Rosenthal A”H, Carol Missry

Mildred Hakim A”H

Family Members: Husband: Morris / Children: Albert, Eddie, Dan

Siblings: Jean Elbaz, Vicky Dana, Raymond Harari A”H, Joe Harari, Charlie Harari

Rochelle Hasbani A”H

Family Members: Husband: Moise Hasbani A”H / Children: Dr. Nouri Hasbani, Dr. Chaya Hasbani, Jack Hasbani, Dr. David Hasbani, Yvonne Kredi Kohen, Sarah Jaradeh, Azar Hasbani, Victor Hasbani, Raymond Hasbani, Sammy Hasbani

Siblings: Salem Rabiaa A”H, Emily Rabiaa A”H, Joseph Rabiaa A”H

Frieda Odette Kassab A”H

Family Members: Husband: Selim Kassab A”H / Children: Abraham Kassab, Julia Levy (Israel), Sofia Berant (Israel), Norma Salman, Nissim Kassab

Siblings: Marcus, Jack A”H, Edna, Aliza, Toufic, Eli, Moshe, Edward, Edmond, Albert

Esther Gloria Kishk – Esther bat Menucha  A”H

Family Members: Husband: Joseph Kishk A”H / Children: Abie Kishk, Michelle Kamar,  Jack Kishk

Sibling: Beatrice Stillman A”H

Rose Mishaan  – Shoshana Rose bat Esther A”H
Family Members: Husband: Shemtob Albert (“Shanty”) Mishaan A”H
Children: Saul (Chuck) Mishaan, Eileen Sutton, Robert Mishaan, Joyce Kanner, Michael Mishaan
Siblings: Raymond Tobias A”H, Irving Tobias A”H, Eli Tobias A”H, Joseph Tobias A”H, Celia Cain A”H , Leo Tobias, Jack Tobias

Effie Saka – Latifa bat Simha A”H
Family Members: Husband: Isaac C Saka A”H / Children: Charles, Marvin, Ronald A”H
Siblings: Fred A”H, Sarah Heiney A”H, Sol A”H, Hymie A”H, Marlo Eastman A”H, Irving A”H, Joe, Adele Gemal

Victoria Sakkal  – Victoria Chaya bat Sarah A”H

Family Members: Husband: Leon Sakkal A”H / Children: Desi Sakkal, Alan Sakkal, Joey Sakkal, Simon Sakkal, David Sakkal

Siblings who are aware: Nanda BenZaken, Rosy Hamway

Iris Sankary  – Chaya bat Mikla A”H
Family Members: Children: Randi Shomer, David Sankary, Casey Rothschild, Josh Sankary, Adam Sankary

Ann Shamah  – Hannah bat Miriam A”H
Family Members: Husband: Joe Shamah A”H  / Children: Valerie Tabush, Cookie Setton, Alan Shamah
Siblings: Moe Hidary A”H, Abe Hidary A”H, Ike Hidary, Ben Hidary A”H, David J. Hidary

Bella Weingort A”H

Family Members: Husband: Jaime Waingort A”H / Children: Marty Waingort, Elisa Waingort

Tenuhamu Min Hashamayim. May the Families be consoled with the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem, Amen.