Passing of Rabbi Gary D. Kessler z’l

We regret, with profound sorrow, to inform our congregational community of the passing today of our esteemed Associate Rabbi Gary Kessler, HaRav Avraham David ben Zelda. The funeral service will be held in the sanctuary of the Hollis Hills Bayside Jewish Center, 210-10 Union Turnpike, Hollis Hills New York, at 9:30 am on Tuesday March 26. Burial will follow that day in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. The family and friends attending the internment will return to Queens late on Tuesday night.

Our love, prayers and support are extended to Ruth and her three children, as well as the extended immediate family on this untimely loss, felt throughout our community. 

Shiva will be observed at the Kessler home at 50-29 Cloverdale Blvd., Oakland Gardens, NY on the following days and times:

Wednesday and Thursday: 3-5:30 PM and 7-9 PM. Minyan at 7 PM
Friday 12-2 PM
Saturday 8-9:30 PM. Ma’ariv at 8 PM
Sunday 11 AM-1 PM, 3-5:30 PM and 7-9 PM. Minyan at 7 PM

HaMakom Yenahem – may God comfort the mourners.