Rina Meyers, 86, of Verona and Boca Raton, Fla., died Oct. 14, 2017. Born in Poland, Rina moved in her youth to Israel.
She served as a courier, transmitting vital information during Israel’s War of Independence, and also was an announcer for the radio station Kol Yisrael. She began studies at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem before coming to the United States.
She continued her studies at Queens College and The New School for Social Research in New York. She also pursued a master’s degree in educational philosophy at the Jewish Theological Seminary. She was a Hebrew school teacher at schools in Brooklyn, Philadelphia, and, for 30 years, at Oheb Shalom Congregation in South Orange. She also spoke French.
She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Ronald; her son, Adam Elan (Lori-Ann); her daughter, Orna Jacqueline (Shmulik Kliger), a brother, Natan; and five grandchildren.
Services were held Oct. 20 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. Memorial contributions may be made to Jewish Theological Seminary, American Cancer Society, or Temple B’nai Abraham.