By Alex Stone
At this time, the Union College community would like to send their condolences to Professor Berk and his family. Professor Berk’s son, Matthew Edward Berk, passed away tragically from a pulmonary embolism on Friday, Jan. 14, 2011. We celebrate the life that Matthew Berk lived and share remorse for the Berk family. Let us all take a moment to remember Matthew Berk and support Professor Berk and his family at this time.
המקום ינחם אתכם בתוך שאר אבלי ציון וירושלים
Ha-Makom y’nachem et’khem b’tokh sh’ar avelei Tziyon viyrushalayim
(‘May the Omnipresent comfort you among the other mourners of Zion and Jerusalem’).