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Funeral Details

Howard N. Gilbert



Howard Norman Gilbert, 91, son of the late Norman and the late Fanny Gilbert, leaves behind his wife of 63 years, Jacqueline Glasser Gilbert, children Ncoom and Chaia Gilbar, Harlan and Judit Gilbert, Joel and Heidi Gilbert, Sharon Gilbert, 11 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren, and many, many dear nieces and nephews, and caregiver Geraro Lansang. Active lawyer for over 70 years, Managing Partner in Holleb & Coff. Pro bono work for years in the Civil Rights Movement, with Conscientious Objectors, Marijuana cases, End of Life issues, Modern Orthodox Religious Issues. Started Or Torah Synagogue in Skokie with Rabbi Eliezer Berkovits. Great enjoyment in solving social justice issues as well as many legal problems to the satisfaction of clients. Held leadership positions with Mount Sinal Hospital, Shalva, Jewish Federation, Illinois Hospital Association. Donations to the charity of your choice. Private graveside services. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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Raphael Lavin

We mourn the loss of our friend, former member and long time congregant Howard Gilbert at Lake Shore Drive Synagogue. We will always remember his wit, intellectual capacity, and warm persona. May his memory be for a blessing and always be remembered as a kind soft spoken mensch. BDE.

Stuart Greenfield, M.D.

Heartfelt condolences on behalf of Lake Shore Drive synagogue and the many members who remember and mourn our congregant Howard Gilbert. For many years he attended our services and was an important part of our community. May his family and friends be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.
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