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Judith Gabbai, age 76, of Winter Park, passed away peacefully at Oakmont Village – Sienna Memory Care, on Monday night, July 13, 2020. Mrs. Gabbai was born in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Nov. 26, 1943, a daughter of the late Eliezer and Sara Levy Choc. She was the widow of the late Shlomo Gabbai, who passed away in 1992.

A college graduate, she was a religious school educator and principal. Mrs. Gabbai was part of the staff at Congregation Beth Am, Temple Israel and Congregation Ohev Shalom during her tenure in Orlando. She relocated to the Orlando area from Toronto in 1978, moved back to Israel following her husband’s death and returned to Orlando in 2015.

Mrs. Gabbai is survived by her sons, David (Elvira) Gabbai of Winter Park and Oren (Limor) Gabbai of Israel. She was the grandmother of Samantha, Jonathan, Noa and Danielle; and sister of Becky Goldfarb of Toronto and Oreet Fagen of Toronto.

A private family service was held at Congregation Ohev Shalom Cemetery with Rabbi Sholom Dubov of Chabad of Greater Orlando officiating.

In memory of Judith Gabbai, the family requests contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association, http://www.alz.org.

Arrangements entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, 640 Lee Road, Orlando 32810, 407-599-1180, http://www.bethshalommemorialchapel.com.


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