Jewish Journal


July 23, 2014 | 8:56 am

Prosper Amsellem died June 26 at 76. Survived by daughters Sarah Farber, Stephanie (John) Kerfoot; sons David (Ora), Charles; ex-wife Renee; brothers David, Elie; sisters Renee, Yael,... read full article

  • Dan Markel, legal scholar, dies at 41

    by Abigail Shrier

    July 21, 2014 | 6:29 pm

    Legal scholar and Florida State University College of Law professor Dan Markel died on July 19, after being fatally shot in his Florida home on July 18. Much has been said of his prominence in the legal community, which was on its way to legend. But too little has been said about...

  • Obituaries

    July 16, 2014 | 8:53 am

    Eva Alpert died June 18 at 94. Survived by husband Mandel; daughter Susan (Richard) Williamson; son Van (Nancy); 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

    Emma Blank died June 28 at 79. Survived by son Ayre. Hillside

    Lubov Chernyak died June 25 at 97. Survived by daughter Tamara (Frank)...

  • Remembering Reb Zalman, a blessing

    Rabbi Stan Levy

    July 9, 2014 | 11:46 am

    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, was born in Zhovka, Poland ( now Ukraine), in 1924 and died on July 3, 2014, in Boulder, Colo....

  • Obituaries

    July 9, 2014 | 9:19 am

    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

    July 9, 2014 | 9:08 am

    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...

  • Obituaries: June 5-11, 2014

    July 2, 2014 | 5:07 pm

    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...

  • Obituaries

    June 25, 2014 | 10:16 am

    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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