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  • Eulogies:Ira Yellin

    September 12, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Ira Yellin, recognized throughout Los Angeles as an urban pioneer for his tireless efforts to rebuild the city's historic core, and most recently a principal of real estate development company Urban Partners LLC, died Sept. 10 at his home in Los Angeles from lung cancer. He was 62.

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  • Eulogies:Martin William Siegel

    September 12, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Martin William Siegel, workers' compensation attorney, died Aug. 18 at the age of 50.

    Marty was a well-known and respected attorney specializing in workers' compensation law throughout Southern California. He successfully supported and defended the rights of a legion of workers.

    He...

  • A Woman’s Voice Silenced

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    September 12, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    "Each Yom Kippur, a vesitgal loneliness creeps over me.... On this day, dispersion and alienation seep in, and I cling to my community like fog to the shore. And this is the way it should be." -- "Strangers No More" Marlene Adler Marks, Sept. 25, 1998



    Marlene Adler Marks, whose...

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  • Eulogies:Rabbi Philip Schroit

    August 22, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Rabbi Philip Schroit, beloved rabbi of B'nai David-Judea for 44 years and rabbi emeritus for 10 years, died Aug. 12 at the age of 79.

    Among his many accomplishments was his introduction of kosher supervision and catering to Los Angeles hotels (the Statler Hotel, the Ambassador, the...

  • Eulogies:Maurice R. Commanday

    By Tom Tugend

    August 15, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Maurice R. Commanday, an innovative engineer in the aircraft industry, a veteran of World War II and Israel's War of Independence, and an active supporter of the Freedom of Religion movement in Israel, died July 23 at the age of 84.

    After graduating from New York University, he...

  • Eulogies:Irwin M. Weinstein

    August 8, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Irwin M. Weinstein, one of the founders of the National Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF) and its Los Angeles chapter, died July 21 of a stroke and kidney failure. He was 76.

    Weinstein's career included a clinical practice, academic medicine, civic and political activities, and he...

  • Eulogies:Elizabeth Mormorston Horowitz

    August 8, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Elizabeth Marmorston Horowitz, founding director of the USC Law School paralegal program and a Juvenile Court mediator, died July 21 of cancer. She was 72.

    Horowitz, legendary for her compassion, generosity and concern for the underprivileged, found her true calling as a...

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