Elya Derbaremdiker

Day and Time of Service: Monday, September 10, 2012 at 3:00 pm.
Location of Service:  Bris Avrohom Congregation, 910 Salem Ave., Hillside, N.J. 07205.
Interment:  Erste Bolechover Cemetery, McClellan Street and Floral Ave., Newark, N.J.

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Elya Derbaremdiker on Friday, September 7, 2012.  He was born in the Ukraine, came to the United States in 1994 first settling in Delaware and in 2004 he relocated to Jersey City, New Jersey.  He was a journalist who worked for numerous Russian-Jewish and Anglo-Jewish newspapers and magazines including the Yiddish language edition of the Daily Forward.  He served in WWII in the Russian Army Tank Corps and received numerous decorations for his valor.  He was a graduate of the Lenin University Pedigogical Institute in Moscow where he majored in Yiddish.  He is survived by his brother Matvey Derbaremdiker.  He was also a direct descendant of Reb Levi Yitzchok of Berditchev.