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Rabbi Groner’s Request in OBMs

The Rebbe's longtime secretary, Rabbi Leibel Groner, asked COLlive.com to start adding a key detail in each obituary published. Full Story

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Big Z Schapiro
July 20, 2017 7:20 am

Amen

Misaskim does this
July 19, 2017 3:15 pm

The misaskim aveilim site lists the father’s name.

Never thought about it
July 19, 2017 2:38 pm

Thank you Rabbi Groner. Never thought about giving in memory of those I read about. Is there one type of tzedakah more than others to which one should give in memory of someone?

To 2 and 4/yitzchok
July 19, 2017 1:27 pm

If you look in the siddur/machzor at yizkor, it DOES say ploni bas or ben PLONIS, not ploni. I always wondered about this because we usually refer to a person after they pass as ploni bas/ben the father

Headstone information
July 19, 2017 11:45 am

This is beautiful but particularly today people, even close relatives may not have the correct information or the person posting may not remember correctly. Be careful when assuming that information on a matzevah, birth certificate, death certificate, or other record either legal or published is correct when it comes to Hebrew names. In these records or on a matzeva someone may have guessed at the name, forgotten the correct name, given a yiddish nickname or given part of a double name. Particularly when a child gives the information for a mother he may be ignorant of the fact that her… Read more »

Yitzchok
July 19, 2017 10:16 am

When we Daven for the living it’s the mother’s name (Pan, Mi Shebarach for Refuah). For the deceased (Le’ilu Nishmas) it’s the father’s name.

Sepfardim always use the mother's name
July 19, 2017 9:27 am

But whichever Minchagim you have, it makes sense to know the name. Even by a levaya, you can’t always get close enough to read the name above the aron.
This is important info and thank you Rabbi Groner for publicising this.

Just Making A Note
July 19, 2017 9:02 am

In Yizkor we say the mother’s name.

Amein
July 19, 2017 8:32 am

Amein!
Moshiach Now!!!!

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