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Loss in the Beth El Community: Our Longtime Member Abraham "Abe" Walfish z"l

In sorrow, we inform you of the passing of our longtime member Abraham "Abe" Walfish z"l, father of Andrew Wallach, Beth Levine and Joel Walfish. 
There will be a graveside funeral at King David Cemetery (Mill Street Putnam Valley, Putnam County, NY 10579) on Tuesday, February 1 at 1:30PM.  
Shiva will be held at Beth El Synagogue Center (1324 North Avenue New Rochelle, NY 10804) according to the following schedule:
Tuesday, February 1 at 5:30 - 7:30PM. Minyan at 5:00PM. 
Wednesday, February 2 at 5:30 - 7:30PM. Minyan at 5:00PM.
Thursday, February 3 at 5:30 - 7:30PM. Minyan at 5:00PM. This will be followed by a Zoom shiva from 8:15-8:45PM. To attend the Zoom shiva, please click HERE.
Sunday, February 6 at 5:30-7:30PM - Shiva will be held at the home of Andrew and Peggy Wallach (21E 87th Street, Apt 11B, New York, NY). If would like to attend this shiva, please contact Andrew at
Proof of COVID vaccination will be required to enter Beth El Synagogue Center for shiva. Please bring your CDC card or Excelsior digital pass even if you have previously completed an attestation form. Masks will be required at all times in the building. 
May the Wallach, Walfish and Levine families be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.


המקום ינחם אתכם בתוך שאר אבלי ציון וירושלים


Robert Patchen, President


Members of our community who have suffered the loss of a loved one have been comforted by the generosity of donations made in the memory of those they have lost.  If you would like to make a donation to Beth El Synagogue Center please click here.


Beth El Synagogue Center
1324 North Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10804

914.235.2700 phone

914.235.2718 fax

Thu, December 1 2022 7 Kislev 5783