Jewish Journal


June 18, 2014 | 8:57 am

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

Morton J. Archer died May 18 at 89.... read full article

  • Obituaries: Rabbi Meir Abehsera, Chasidic Leader, 80

    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...

  • Obituaries

    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...

  • Obituaries

    May 28, 2014 | 9:40 am

    Edward E. Ash died May 4 at 91. Survived by wife Sonya; daughters Gabrielle (Robert) Mullinax, Jordana (Oliver) Lignell, Allison, Nicole (Jesse) Weiner; 7 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Groman Eden

    Margaret Baumsten died May 6 at 96. Survived by daughters Vicki (Jacob)...

  • Obituaries

    May 21, 2014 | 9:40 am

    Deborah Baron died April 15 at 47. Survived by husband Douglas. Hillside

    Harris C. Cohen died April 22 at 89. Survived by sons Jeffrey (Ruth), Mark (Kathy), Paul, Daniel (Julie); 6 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

    Saul Cohen died April 23 at 95. Survived by...

  • Obituaries

    May 14, 2014 | 9:34 am

    Bertha Barnett died April 9 at 96. Survived by daughters Radell (David) Norman, Leona (John) Novak; 6 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren. Hillside

    Joseph Benudiz died April 10 at 92. Survived by brothers Leon, Ambrosio. Chevra Kadisha

    Bernard Bergman died April 3 at 80....

  • Obituaries

    May 7, 2014 | 9:44 am

    Shirley Aboulafia died at 86. Survived by daughter Nancy; sons Robert, Steven; sister Linda Baker; brother Jerome Aroesty. Malinow and Silverman

    Morton Jay Allen died April 4 at 75. Survived by daughter Lauren; 3 grandchildren; brother Barry (Sharon). Mount Sinai

    Ruth Arons...

  • Gary Becker, Nobel Prize-winning economist, dies


    May 5, 2014 | 3:05 pm

    Gary Becker, a Nobel Prize-winning economist, has died.

    Becker, who won the Nobel in economic sciences in 1992, died Saturday in Chicago. He was 83.

    A professor of economics and sociology at the University of Chicago, Becker also received the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He was known for applying economic analysis to human behavior and daily life.

    His teacher and mentor was Milton Friedman, also a University of Chicago economist and fellow Nobel Prize winner.

    Becker, who was Jewish, was best known for his work in labor economics.

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