Funeral Details

Herbert Paul Halpern

August 18, 1937 - June 28, 2024


Date and Time

Monday, July 1, 2024 at 1:30 PM


Westlawn Cemetery
7801 West Montrose Avenue
Norridge, Illinois 60706
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Rabbi Yehuda Meyers


Halpern Residence
7300 Laurel Oak Lane
Cincinnati, Ohio 45237
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Tuesday - Sunday
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Memorial Contributions

Golf Manor Synagogue
6442 Stover Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45237
Shar'rei Torah
2400 Section Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45237
Jewish National Fund
78 Randall Avenue
Rockville Centre, New York 11570
Jewish Education for Every Person (JEEP)
1995 Section Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45237
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
PO BOX 22324
New York, New York 10087


Herbert Paul Halpern, August 18, 1937-June 28, 2024. The beloved husband of Eileen Chanenson Halpern; the beloved father of Jonathan Halpern and Mimi (Halpern) Maduff; the beloved grandfather of Ian Maduff; the beloved father-in-law of Aaron Maduff; the beloved son of Dorothy and Sam Halpern; and the beloved brother of Gerald (Laurie) Halpern, Ann (Greg) Nichols, and Andy (Cheryl) Halpern passed away on June 28, 2024 at the age of 86 after a long illness. A graduate of Northwestern University (BA) and Harvard University (Ph.D), Dr. Halpern was a longtime professor and the former Chairman of the Department of Mathematics at the University of Cincinnati. He also was a daily attendee of the Golf Manor Synagogue and Shar'rei Torah and a student at the Cincinnati Kollel. A humble and modest scholar, he was devoted to his family, his friends, his students, his colleagues, and his faith. May his memory be a blessing to all who knew and loved him. Funeral services Sunday 11AM on June 30, 2024 at Weil Kahn Funeral Home, 8350 Cornell Road, Cincinnati, OH 45249. Graveside service Monday 1:30PM at Westlawn Cemetery, 7801 West Montrose Avenue, Norridge, IL 60706. In lieu of flowers, donations to Golf Manor Synagogue, 6442 Stover Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45237, or Shar'rei Torah, 2400 Section Road, Cincinnati, OH 45237, or Jewish National Fund, 78 Randall Avenue, Rockville Centre, New York 11570, or Jewish Education for Every Person (JEEP), 1995 Section Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45237, or Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, PO BOX 22324, New York, New York 10087, would be greatly appreciated. To attend the funeral livestream, please visit our website. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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