From the desk of Rabbi Leonard (Yehuda)Blank MS, BCC
Director of Chaplaincy Commission and External Affairs
Rabbinical Alliance of America/Igud HaRabbonim
June 3, 2020

As Rabbi Blank sits shiva for his beloved wife, in lieu of his weekly update we include his eulogy for his rebbitzen, Keila Lutza bas Shalom HaKohein a”h. Below the Levaya recording and shiva information, you can find information about an article about clergy during the COVID crisis and an upcoming Shalom Task Force/OHEL dating webinar.

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Rabbi Yehuda (Leonard) Blank will be sitting shiva for his wife Mrs Keila Blank A”H

Due to COVID-19 limited restrictions, Rabbi Blank will be observing the shiva at his home.

Visitations will be by zoom or phone beginning Sunday May 31- Friday afternoon, June 5. Please note the zoom information and times below.

Topic: Shiva for Keila Lutza bas Shalom HaKohein
Time: General Zoom shiva Times will be from

Sunday – Thursday
10:00 AM –1:00 PM
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
8:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Friday time is:
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Please wait in the waiting room to be admitted
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Meeting ID: 889 1295 5431
Password: 067534

Rabbi Blank phone numbers:
Home – 212-473-0148
Cell – 917-446-2126


Clergy on the Front Lines– Hospital clergy adjust to new rules and procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic: in Tablet, 6/2/20