Condolence Notifications

May Their Memory Be For A Blessing


Anyone may submit a death notification for a member of the Madison area Jewish community. The submissions will be posted on this page of our website. We will do our best to post submissions received on the same day or next day, Monday - Friday. A daily email will be sent  to anyone who has subscribed to receive condolence notifications when there are new posts to the website on that day.

Max Gassman

With great sadness, we write to inform you that Max Gassman, age 29, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 18, 2019, at Evanston Hospital, following an attack of acute pancreatitis.

Max was the beloved son and only child of Mike Gassman and Lani May-Gassman; cherished grandson of Aviva…

Dr. Donald Garelick

With great sadness, we write to inform you of the death last Friday, August 2, of Dr. Donald Garelick, husband of Phyllis Garelick, father of Anita Garelick (Marc Milavitz), Jeffrey Garelick (Kim Damian), and Laura (Dave) Toso, grandfather of Sam Toso, Mitch (May Grace) Toso, Max Toso, Z…

Erika Weinfeld

With great sadness, we write to inform you of the death on Thursday of Erika Weinfeld, sister-in-law of Rayla Temin.

Erika was visiting Israel when she became ill and died. She is survived by her husband (Rayla's brother), Gershon Greenberg, and son Ariel (Ioanna) Greenberg.

Erika was a hi…

Bobbi Nowak

With great sadness, we write to inform you that Bobbi Nowak died peacefully on Tuesday morning, August 6.

May Bobbi's memory be for a blessing, and may her children, Seth and Rhea, and her brother, Robert, be comforted at this time.

Sidney Goldstein

With great sadness, we write to inform you of the death on Monday of Sidney Goldstein, brother of Herman Goldstein. Sidney died the day after his 92nd birthday. In addition to Herman, Sidney is survived by his wife, Alice Goldstein, and his children Beth Goldstein (Rafi Finkel), David (Sara…