YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of HaRav Gedaliah HaKohen Anemer ZATZAL, Marah D’Asra of Young Israel Shomrei Emunah, Rosh HaYeshivah of the Yeshivah of Greater Washington, and President of the Vaad Harabbonim of Greater Washington. He was also the Rav Av Beis Din of the Rabbinical Council of Greater Washington.
Rav Anemar served as the Rov of the Young Israel for 53 years.
He was a Telzer Musmach, and an Adam Gadol. He led his community in Silver Spring, MD, for nearly half a century.
Rabbi Gedaliah Anemer was born in Akron, Ohio. His early schooling was at Tiferas Yerushalayim in New York, and he attended Telse Yeshiva from 1944 to 1956 where he was a talmid of Rabbi Bloch. He received smicha in 1952 and was Rosh Yeshiva of the Boston Rabbinical Seminary, a joint venture of Lakewood and Telshe Yeshivos, in 1956.
Rabbi and Mrs. Anemer came to Young Israel/Shomrei Emunah in Silver Spring, Maryland from Boston. They arrived as YISE moved into their first building on Eastern Avenue in Riggs Park, Washington, DC.
The Levaya is tentatively scheduled for 12:00 noon at Young Israel Shomrai Emunah on Arcola avenue in Silver Spring, MD.
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