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Friday, August 31, 2012

Congregation B’nai Jacob to hold 'Hazkarat Banim' service to memorialize lost children

WOODBRIDGE — Congregation B’nai Jacob will hold its an annual service for families memorializing children who have passed away at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at the synagogue 75 Rimmon Road.
The service is called “Hazkarat Banim,” according to a statement.
Those who have suffered the death of a son, daughter, grandchild, niece or nephew, or are friendly with someone who has experienced this painful event in his or her life, are invited to the Hazkarat Banim Service, the statement said.
“This memorial to departed children is very unique in its ability to address the feelings involved in the loss of a child. The service is performed within a comforting and supportive environment,” the statement said. Rabbi Joel Levenson will conduct the Hazkarat Banim Service. All denominations are welcome.

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