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Eulogies: Rosalind Glaser Peters

January 24, 2002 | 7:00 pm

Rosalind Glaser Peters died on Jan. 6, 2002, at the age of 92.

She was our "Aishes Chayil," woman of valor, elegance, strength and dignity. The unparalled, articulate, beloved matriarch of... read full article

  • Eulogies:Rabbi Melvin Goldstine

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Rabbi Melvin Goldstine, rabbi emeritus at Temple Aliyah, died Jan. 12 of a stroke at the age of 77.

    Goldstine will be remembered by many as the driving force behind the construction of the congregation's modern-looking complex in Woodland Hills.

    He was born in Chicago in 1924 and...

  • Eulogies: George Konheim

    December 13, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    George Konheim, philanthropist, business entrepreneur and a pillar of the Los Angeles Jewish community, died Saturday, Dec. 8, at the age of 84.

    Konheim died of complications of pneumonia and renal and heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

    His greatest legacy...

  • Eulogies:Nathan Pollak

    By Eva Yelloz

    November 29, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    The passing of Nathan Pollak on Oct. 26 sent shock waves throughout the Jewish community. Nathan was a dynamic worker for many Jewish causes, and his sudden demise left an enormous spiritual and physical vacuum.

    Nathan was born in Sighet, Hungary in 1930. He was a descendent of...

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  • Eulogies

    November 15, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Neil Harvey Zwelling lost his 6-month battle with pancreatic cancer on Friday, Nov. 9. Born in 1943 in Dayton, Ohio, to Charles and Irene Zwelling, Neil Zwelling was a successful businessman in the residential and commercial lighting industry, and was past president of Congregation Ner Tamid of Rancho Palos Verdes, past member of the board of directors of Chadwick School and an avid traveler.

    He is survived by his son, Jeffrey (Deborah); daughter, Rabbi Sherre Z. Hirsch (Dr. Jeffrey Hirsch); two brothers, Rabbi Victor David and Joel; sister, Rena Beyer.

  • Rabbi Eliezer Shach, Religious Giant, Dies

    By David Landau and Julie Wiener

    November 8, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    "We won't be seeing his likes again" is the kind of elegaic hyperbole one so often hears at funerals and reads in obituaries. Rarely is it a literal truth.

    In the case of Rabbi Eliezer Menachem Shach, who died early last Friday and was buried the same day in Bnei Brak -- his age...

  • Eulogies: Sadie Scheiner, 102

    November 1, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Sadie Scheiner, 102, matriarch of a family of pioneer Orthodox Jewish community leaders and ardent Zionists in her native St. Louis and later in Los Angeles, died peacefully on Oct. 22. She was the last surviving child of the Talmudist HaRav Levi Friedberg (nee Melamud), an early...

  • Eulogies

    By Eric Stevens

    October 18, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    On May 27, 2001, artist Morris Aaron Feinerman died at the age of 80. Morris' passion was painting. He came to America as a young boy and lived in the Jewish neighborhoods of Brooklyn. His experience of discrimination and economic hardship led to a lifelong interest in ethnic art.

    ...

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