Baruch Dayan Ha’emet: Melvin Gelfarb z”l

Dr. Melvin Gelfarb, father of Rabbi Ruth Gelfarb, passed away on August 30, 2017 at age 90 in Great Neck, NY.

Rabbi Ruthie will be returning to Boulder to sit shivah. We can visit and extend our condolences on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 5 and 6, from 2:00 pm through 5:00 pm. There will be a minyan Tuesday and Wednesday evening at 7:00 pm.

Rabbi Ruthie and Tom’s home is:
4817 Hopkins Pl
Boulder, CO 80301

For those who would like to make an act of tzedakah in memory of Dr. Melvin Gelfarb (obituary is linked here), the family has requested these recipients:

Temple Israel of Great Neck– to support their efforts to provide support during shivah

Boulder Jewish Family Service

Congregation Har HaShem

Hamakom y’nachem – may his family receive strength and comfort, may Melvin’s memory be a blessing and may he rest in peace.

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