Funeral Details

Wilhelm E. Silber

March 22, 1928 - June 15, 2024


Date and Time

Monday, June 17, 2024 at 1:30 PM




By Family


Har Hazeisim
Jerusalem, Israel
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Dina Chaviv Residence
Yerushalayim, Yehoshua Bin Nun 29, 2nd Floor
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until Wednesday morning

Brookie and R' Mayer will be sitting shiva in Chicago beginning Thursday
at the Silber home
2960 W. Glenlake Ave.

Thursday, Friday 7:30am
Sunday 8:30am
Monday 7:15am

Mincha followed by Maariv
Thursday, Sunday 8:20pm

Mincha Friday 4:30pm

The family kindly requests no visitors between 12-1:30pm, 6-7pm, and after 10pm.

The service will be live streamed on Monday, June 17, 2024 at 1:30PM Central Time. LIVESTREAM

Memorial Contributions

Congregation Bnei Ruven
6350 North Whipple Street
Chicago Illinois 60659


Chazan Wilhelm E. Silber, age 96.

Beloved husband of the late Judith Silber nee Steinmetz. Dear father of Dina (the late Moshe) Chaviv, Brookie (Shea) Silber, and Rabbi Mayer (Lakey) Silber. Cherished brother of Rabbi Ashel (Yenta) Silber and Moshe (Lily) Silber. Proud Saba. Service Sunday 9 AM at Yeshivas Ohr Eliyahu Lubavitch Mesivta of Chicago (Parking Lot - Corner of Pratt and California). Levayah in Eretz Yisroel Monday 1:30 PM at Shamagar followed by Kevurah at Har Hazeisim. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Congregation Bnei Ruven, 6350 North Whipple Street, Chicago Illinois 60659, Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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Dear Mayer,lakey, Brooke,Dina,
I go back a long way with all of you from.Arie Crown days. I sorry to hear about your dear mother Ah. I kmow recently your mom died ah. Your parents were incredible people and will be greatly missed.
I kmow Lakey from Toronto and when her precious and loved mom died ah . Mayer came in for the Shiva and was so nice to catch up.afyer all these years passed. Mayer and Lakey daughter in law from Toronto as well. Chicago will always be home to me and the most incredible people living there .
May Hashem heal all of your families and yourselves among all the other mourners of Isreal.
I am so sorry I can't be there for the Shiva.

Edith Aranoff stal
June 18, 2024