Tamar Weissberg was born July 5, 1932 in British Mandate Tel Aviv and for 70 years was the beloved wife and partner of Rabbi Victor H. Weissberg—rabbi emeritus of Temple Beth El—and matriarch of the Weissberg family.
She was a loving daughter to pioneers Michael and Leah Libovsky who arrived in Palestine in 1910 and 1914, respectively and a devoted sister to Moshe, Dr. Ephraim, and Bat Ami z”l. Eema to Amyra (Kenneth) Henry, Ariel (Hava) Weissberg, and Alona Anspach and the most special Savta to Oren (David Rak) Henry, Orly (Ezra Hilton) Henry, Talia (Joshua) Block, Dr. Micah (Dr. Amanda) Sussman, Esther (David Smith) Sussman, Ilan (Erica Stern) Weissberg, Danielle Weissberg, and Ronit (Dr. Jonathan) Nattiv. She was “Super Savta” to Jonathan, Aaron, and Miriam Sussman; Jaden and Gideon Block; Margalit and Jonah Henry Hilton; Maya and Levi Henry Rak; and Lior Nattiv.
Tamar was an officer in the Jerusalem Police force, an honor student at Mundelein College, a Distinguished Jewish Educator as principal of Beth El Religious School. She was a staunch supporter of political action for Israel. She was a life member of Hadassah and lover of the arts: painting, music, opera, and dance—especially Israeli. A superb cook and hostess, she made every Shabbat and holiday memorable through song, laughter, and spirituality, as well as familial devotion.
Funeral Monday March 7th, 1 PM at Congregation Ezra Habonim the Niles Township Jewish Congregation, 4500 W. Dempster Street, Skokie. Interment Shalom Memorial Park. The funeral and interment can be viewed on Tamar’s webpage at www.mitzvahfunerals.com live, or anytime after the funeral. Contributions in Tamar’s name to the Israel Arts and Science Academy www.israelartsandscienceacademy.org would be appreciated. Info Mitzvah Memorial Funerals 630-MITZVAH 630-64