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Sara Levy and Yishai Levy

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Levy Sara Levy, age 10, and Yishai Levy, age 11, died on June 11, 2014 in Yashresh, Israel. Sara and Yishai lived in Columbus Ohio, with their loving Mother, Karen Cowgill- Levy. Sara just completed her 4th grade studies at Columbus Torah Academy. Yishai also attended Columbus Torah Academy and just completed the 5th grade. The children were born in Israel and immigrated to the United States in 2011. They were good students. Yishai and Sara were open, outgoing and positive children who often seemed wiser than their years. They loved playing games. Yishai was a great basketball player and Sara loved to dance, she also enjoyed all sorts of crafting and the arts. The children are survived by their mother, Karen Levy, Columbus, OH; their maternal grandparents, David and Tammi Cowgill, Cumberland, MD; their maternal great grandmother Mary Lewis, Oakland, MD; their maternal uncle and aunt, Jeremy and Amanda Cowgill, Lees Summit, MO; and countless other aunts, uncles, and cousins. All will miss them dearly. The family wishes to thank the greater Columbus Jewish Community for all their support during this difficult time. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 18, at CONGREGATION BETH JACOB, 1223 College Ave. with Rabbi Avi Goldstein and Cantor Jeffrey Siegel officiating. Burial will follow at New Beth Jacob Cemetery. Shiva will be observed immediately following the service at the JCC of Columbus. The traditional meal of consolation will be served at the JCC to friends and family immediately upon their return from the cemetery. Shiva will be observed from Wednesday evening June 18 through Tuesday morning June 24. All tefillot will be held at JFS. Shachris is 7 a.m. MIncha/ Maariv is 7 p.m. Throughout the day Karen will be accepting visitors at her home, from 5:30-9 p.m. she will be accepting visitors at JFS. In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Jewish Federation of Columbus - Levy Family Fund. Online guestbook at

Published in The Columbus Dispatch on June 17, 2014
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