Ginger JacobsIt is with deep sadness that we extend condolences to the family of Ginger Chesnick Jacobs on the death of their mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, on Thursday, June 16, 2016.

Ginger was the wife of Mike Jacobs z”l; mother of Mark Jacobs, Deborah Linksman, Andy Jacobs and Reuben Jacobs; grandmother of Rivka (Brad) Altman, Leeza (Joe) Sanderson, Sarah (Jeffrey) Verchow, and Aviva Linksman; great-grandmother of Devon Altman and Elijah Verchow.

Founder of the Dallas Jewish Historical Society, Ginger tirelessly from 1971 up to the last several months to ensure that the rich history and the many contributions of the Jewish community in Dallas will be remembered.

Services will be held at Congregation Shearith Israel, 9401 Douglas Ave., at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 17, 2016, in the Aaron Family Main Sanctuary; internment to follow at  Shearith Israel Cemetery, 4634 Dolphin Road in Dallas.

Shiva minyan will be held at the home of Rivka & Brad Altman, 9317 Faircrest in Dallas, beginning on Sunday, June 19th at 6:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ginger Chesnick Jacobs Historical Tour and Outreach Fund at the Dallas Jewish Historical Society.

May Ginger’s memory be for a blessing on all who knew her, may her soul be bound up in the bonds of eternal life and may her family be comforted among the other mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.