Arnold M. Zaff

Arnold M. Zaff of Newton Centre on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. For 50 years the beloved husband of Dale (Borks). Devoted father of Rabbi Eric Zaff & his wife Jillian and Jonathan Zaff & his wife Esther. Loving grandfather of Joshua, Noah, Gabriella and Eliana. Fond brother of Irene Jacobs & her husband Norman. Devoted son of the late Fred & Sarah (Dechter) Zaff. Dear son-in-law of Rish and the late Bernard Borks. Services at Temple Emanuel, 385 Ward Street, Newton, today, Thursday, November 8 at 11:00am. Interment at Beit Olam East Cemetery, 42 Concord Road, Wayland.

Memorial Observance immediately following the burial until 9pm. There will be an Orthodox minyan at 4:15pm and an egalitarian minyan at 7:30pm. Friday, Rosh Chodesh, Orthodox minyan at 7:00am. Visitors welcome from 1:00 to 3:30pm. Saturday evening Orthodox ma’ariv minyan 7:00pm. Visiting from 7 to 9:00pm. Sunday, Orthodox minyan 8:00 am.

Remembrances, if desired, may be made to Synagogue Council of Massachusetts, 1320 Centre Street, Suite 306,Newton, MA 02459 or Zaff Family Fund at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284.


  • Temple Service Thursday, November 8, 2018

Arnold M. Zaff

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