Jewish Journal

A Woman’s Voice Silenced

By Naomi Pfefferman

September 12, 2002 | 8:00 pm

Marlene Adler Marks Photo by Leslie Wintner

"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... read full article

  • 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...

  • Eulogies:Irv Kaze

    July 11, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Irv Kaze, a KRLA Sportscaster and longtime sports executive, died suddenly from a heart attack Saturday, June 29, at the age of 75. That morning, Kaze had attended services at the Congregation Ohev Shalom, where he was a longtime active member.

    Kaze was an inductee and board member...

  • Eulogies:Peter Grant

    By Sid Skolnik

    July 4, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Peter Grant, veteran Los Angeles reporter, editor, public relations executive and Jewish community activist who was the first journalist to enter Japan after its surrender in 1945, died June 4 in San Diego at age 86.

    Shortly after his arrival in Tokyo as a founding member of Pacific...

  • Eulogies:Audrey Skirball-Kenis

    By Howard I. Friedman

    June 27, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Audrey Skirball-Kenis, founding trustee of the Skirball Cultural Center, died June 19, at the age of 87.

    The board of trustees, staff, docents and volunteers of the Skirball Cultural Center express our deepest sorrow upon the death of our beloved friend and founding trustee.


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