Memorial Service for Roshi Bernie Glassman, 2/17/2019, Yonkers NY USA.

Updated February 22, 2019.  This event has already taken place. Access the recording here.

Updated February 5, 2019. 


Dear Friends,

On Sunday afternoon, February 17, 2019, Zen Peacemakers International, in partnership with Greyston Foundation, will convene a memorial service for our Founder Bernie Glassman.

Attendance is open to the public.

Location: Greyston Foundation,  21 Park Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10703 USA.

Time and Date: February 17, 2019 1pm-4:30pm

Parking: Cars will be directed upon arrival at location, to street parking and to Greyston’s limited parking spaces.

Attire: The program will include both formal and informal parts. Clergy attire welcome.

Light Refreshments provided.

For those who can’t attend in person, the event will be broadcast live over the internet.

Below is a message from Roshi Eve Marko:

Dear Friends,

For over 50 years, Bernie brought us together. Jews, Buddhists, Christians, Muslims, bakers, child-care workers, musicians, teachers, construction workers, everyone. No one was excluded.

And we loved coming together, sharing views and histories, celebrating how different we were from each other. His was a big, big mandala.

On February 17 is our opportunity to come together once again to remember Bernie. You can support this event by clicking above to let us know you’re coming rather than showing up without notification. In this way you’ll get more details about place, time, parking, etc., and this will enable us to welcome you in Bernie’s spirit (though without a cigar).

Eve Marko


We look forward to welcoming you,

Christopher Panos, Chair & Rami Efal, Executive Director


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Memorial Service for Roshi Bernie Glassman, 2/17/2019, Yonkers NY USA.

3 Responses

  1. Gate, gate, paragate, parasamgate, bodhi, svaha! Homage to the Roshi Bernie on his passing, condolences, too, to his community. Not only that, but he was a mensch.

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