Funeral Details


Funeral Details

Dr. Benjamin Emanuel

March 2, 1927 - October 3, 2019


Date and Time

Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 2:00 PM


North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
9501 Skokie Boulevard
Skokie, Illinois 60077


Rabbi Debra Newman Kamin
Cantor Stuart Simon
Am Yisrael Conservative Congregation

Interment - Private

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A private interment will take place at Memorial Park Cemetery.


North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
9501 Skokie Boulevard
Skokie, Illinois 60077
Immediately following the service

Memorial Contributions

Dr. Benjamin Emanuel Fund For Every Child
c/o Lurie Childrens Hospital
225 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611


Dr. Benjamin Emanuel, 92

Beloved husband of Marsha nee Smulevitz. Loving father of Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, Honorable Rahm (Amy Rule) Emanuel, Ariel Emanuel and Shoshana Emanuel. Proud grandfather of Rebekah (Michael) Schafir, Gabriella (Benjamin) Armstrong, Natalia (William Herlands) Emanuel, Zachariah, Ilana, Leah, Ashlee, Noah, Ezra, Leo and Tuvia Emanuel. Cherished great grandfather of Anina, Lincoln, Yonah, Tu'vazjhon and Tu'vaisa. Dear brother of the late Emanuel Auerbach. Fond brother-in-law of Leslie (Beverly) Smulevitz. Service Sunday 2PM at North Shore Center for Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, IL 60077. Private interment at Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to the Dr. Benjamin Emanuel Fund For Every Child, c/o Lurie Children's Hospital, 225 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611, Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


We encourage you to share your personal
condolences and stories of Dr. Benjamin Emanuel below and
we will share them with the family.

Bruce and Ina Rayman

Dear Ben - from one gym rat to another you will be sorely missed. We will miss the dinners, and your humor, that we had together. Like a lot of your other friends I also will have fond memories of your wit and stories. Shalom my friend.

Rabbi Bob Rosen

Mt deepest sympathy to the family

Mitch and Elizabeth Dayan

Dear Marsha and Family,
i am remembering the JCC morning workout group. Animated, heated "discussions" then take a shvitz like nothing happened. Repeat the next day. 30 years later only the venue has changed. We will be together again soon enough.
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