Baruch Dayan Haemet (Community Notification)

 With deep sorrow, we inform you of the passing of Arlene Jacoby z”l, who passed away on Monday, just 26 days after the death of her husband, Mark Jacoby. Arlene was the beloved mother of Jeff (Laura) Jacoby, Lisa (Howard) Bar-Leib, Debby Jacoby (Howard Ruben), Sharon (Refahel) Muskin, and Mitch (Debbie) Jacoby; beloved grandmother; and beloved great-grandmother.


Funeral Information:


The funeral will take place in Israel at Eretz HaChaim cemetery in Bet Shemesh on Wednesday, February 24th, 12th of Adar at 4pm Israel time (9 am EST). 

It will be streamed live online at the following link:

Shiva Information:

The children will be sitting shiva at their parents' home in Bet Shemesh on Wednesday following the funeral, before returning to their respective communities for Purim. 

Shiva will be observed through Wednesday morning, March 3rd. (Note: Shiva will not be publicly observed on Purim.)

Address: 85 Rechov Reuven, Bet Shemesh

Phone: 02-999-0746

Due to COVID-19, phone calls and zoom attendance is preferred. For in person visits, please adhere to masking and strict social distancing.

Zoom Shiva Information:

Zoom shiva hours:

Sunday – Tuesday: 11:00 AM-12:00 noon

Saturday – Tuesday: 9:00-10:00 PM


Meeting ID: 919 5964 0572

Passcode: 133589

May the family be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Yerushalayim.

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