Jewish Journal

Leon Hirsh Guide

By Shirl Lee Pitesky

December 12, 2002 | 7:00 pm

Leon Hirsh Guide, conductor, music educator and musician, died in early October. He was 81.

Guide was born Feb. 3, 1921, in Turkey to Clara and Joseph Guide, who had left Russia during the... read full article

  • Samuel Neaman

    By Michael Aushenker

    November 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Samuel Neaman, philanthropist and former department store chain retailing manager, died in Oceanside on Nov. 13. He was 89.

    The Israeli-born Neaman, who grew up in London and served in the British Army during World War II, ran such store chains as McCrory's, J.J. Newberry, S. Klein,...

  • Stan Burns

    November 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Stan Burns, an Emmy Award-winning comedy writer, died of heart failure Nov. 5 at the Motion Picture and Television Fund Hospital. He was 79.

    Born in 1923 in Brooklyn, N.Y., Burns was the original writer of "The Tonight Show" starring Steve Allen and later became the original writer...

  • Eulogies:Harvey Silbert

    By Michael Aushenker

    October 3, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Harvey Silbert, philanthropist and attorney, died Sept. 28. He was 90.

    For more than six decades, as a businessman, founding partner and attorney of counsel to numerous law firms, Silbert had been a professional and philanthropic engine in Los Angeles.

    In a eulogy, Rabbi John Rosove...

  • Eulogies:Jonathan “J.J.” Greenberg

    By Jewish Journal Staff

    September 19, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Jonathan "J.J." Greenberg, the executive director of the Jewish Life Network, died Saturday in Israel after his bicycle was struck by a car a day earlier. The son of prominent Orthodox leaders Rabbi Irving (Yitz) and Blu Greenberg, Greenberg, 36, was also a founder of Makor, a Jewish...

  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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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