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Cyna Glatstein

(File photo)
(File photo)

GLATSTEIN: Cyna Wolman Glatstein, on 3rd of Tishrei, Friday night, September 22, 2017. Beloved wife of 70 years of Rabbi Mordecai Glatstein. Loving mother of Hannah, Joseph, and Yitzchak Glatstein, adored by her 9 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. She was born into a rabbinic family in Sochaczew, Poland, where her father was the Rabbi, prior to the outbreak of World War II. She led an early life of unbearable hardship as a child in the Warsaw Ghetto during the war and living as a Gentile with false papers until the liberation of Europe by the Allies from the German Nazis. She married her life partner Rabbi Mordecai Glatstein in a Displaced Persons Camp and never left his side since. While adjusting to her new life in Pittsburgh she surmounted challenges of language and culture and worked tirelessly to champion Jewish life and education, and to tend to the elderly and the infirm at a variety of institutions. She held classes to teach new Russian immigrants the beauty of Judaism and Jewish tradition when they arrived in Pittsburgh from the former Soviet Union. Despite surviving the crucible of fire that was WW II Europe for a young Jewish girl, she clung to her Judaism and stayed true to her upbringing and Jewish heritage and never wavered. She loved all whom she met and was beloved by all who knew her. Her warmth, radiance and good humor touched thousands that she came in contact with. Burial was on Sunday, September 24 in Jerusalem, at the Mount of Olives Cemetery.

Rabbi Mordechai Glatstein is observing shiva for his wife, Cyna Glatstein, at his home, 5859 Beacon Street Unit 2004, together with his son Yitzchak (Isaac). They will be joined on Tuesday afternoon by his son, Yosef (Joseph).
There is a time change for Shacharit at the Glatstein home for Wednesday and Thursday

Selichot will begin at 6:20am, followed by Shacharit.

We have 7 men confirmed for those two days. If you are planning to attend, please let Rabbi Wasserman know at the Gesehr HaChaim email or phone number GesherHachaimJBS@gmail.com or 4-CHAIM-6511 [424-242-6511]

Mincha/Ma’ariv at 7:00 P.M.
Shiva visits from 9 A.M.-11 A.M.; 2:00 P.M.-4:00 P.M.; 6:00 P.M-8:00 P.M.

Shacharit Monday and Tuesday, beginning with Selichot, is at 6:45 a.m.

For Wednesday and Thursday Selichot will begin at 6:20 a.m., followed by Shacharit. We have 7 men confirmed for those two days. If you are planning to attend, please let Rabbi Wasserman know at the Geseher HaChaim email or phone number GesherHachaimJBS@gmail.com or 4-CHAIM-6511 [424-242-6511]. Please note that Selichot in the house of a mourner is abbreviated.

Mincha/Ma’ariv Monday through Thursday is at 7:00 P.M.

Shiva visits Monday through Thursday are welcome from:
9:00 A.M – 11:00 A.M.
2:00 P.M.- 4:00 P.M.
6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.

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