Jewish Journal

Remembering Reb Zalman, a blessing

Rabbi Stan Levy

4 days ago

Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi pioneered groundbreaking ritual innovations that were adopted into common practice. Photo by Daniel Sieradski

Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi (Reb Zalman), an ordained Lubavitch rabbi,  founder of the Jewish Renewal movement, and one of the most profound and important Jewish thinkers of our age,... read full article

  • Obituaries

    4 days ago

    Raymond Alpert died June 11 at 87. Survived by wife Barbara; daughters Nancy, Teri (Phil Waldman); son Alan (Sophie); sister Janet (Jake) Farber; 7 grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman

    Rhoda Goldstein died June 2 at 83. Survived by husband Edward; daughters Linda (John) Havard,...

  • Paul Mazursky, filmmaker, 84

    By Tom Tugend

    4 days ago

    Filmmaker Paul Mazursky, 84, whose perceptive social satires explored the nascent sexual revolution of the 1960s and ’70s and created complex Jewish characters, died June 30 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center of pulmonary cardiac arrest.

    In his 17 films, released between the late...

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    Zella Alcouloumre died June 10 at 85. Survived by daughter Marcia (David) Senteno; son Michael; 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

    Irving Bragin died June 10 at 96. Survived by sons Steven (Julie), Robert (Elizabeth), Ronald (Irina); 6 grandchildren. Hillside

    Irving Burd died June 9...

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    Marilyn Beck died May 31 at 85. Survived by husband Arthur Levine; daughter Andee (James Althoff) Beck Althoff; son Mark (Bonnie Saland); stepdaughter Patricia Levine; stepson Michael Levine; 4 grandchildren; brother Mitchell Mohr. Mount Sinai

    Herman D. Brahm died May 28 at 90....

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    Hazel Adair-Cohn died May 19 at 75. Survived by daughter Brandice Friedman; sister Arlyne Corfine; brothers Irving Levin, Gary Levin. Hillside

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    June 11, 2014 | 9:02 am

    Rabbi Meir Abehsera passed away in Jerusalem on June 6. Abehsera was a pioneer of the modern-day ba’al teshuvah movement, a member of the Sefardi kabbalists and a Chasid of the late Chabad-Lubavitch Rebbe Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson. He lived many years in Los Angeles and...

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    June 4, 2014 | 9:53 am

    Bernard Newman, 93

    Bernard (Ben) Newman died May 3 at 93, surrounded by his wife and three children. He was admired by all who knew him. 

    Newman was born in Brooklyn to Julius and Anna, who were recent immigrants, and was raised with two brothers.

    With the outbreak of World...

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