Jewish Journal

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.... read full article

  • 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.


  • Scott Elliott Sraberg

    September 27, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Scott Elliott Sraberg, infant son of Karen and Brad Sraberg, died Sept. 3. In his four months of life, Scott profoundly touched everyone who knew him. Althrough he will be missed greatly, the gifts Scott shared will live in the hearts of his mother, father, brother and...

  • Ethel Lozabnick: Community Leader

    September 13, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    A community activist, whose commitment to the Jewish community and Zionist causes was locally and nationally recognized, passed away Aug. 17, 2001. Lozabnick had served as National Vice President of Hadassah the largest woman's volunteer organization in the United States and the...

  • Henry Rosmarin

    September 6, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Henry Rosmarin, a Holocaust survivor, supporter of the Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation and harmonica enthusiast, died Aug. 28 at the age of 75.

    Born Oct. 7, 1925 in Czeladz, Poland, Rosmarin survived several concentration camp imprisonments during World War II and...

  • Eliot "E.J." Safirstein

    August 23, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Eliot "E.J." Safirstein

    Eliot "E.J." Safirstein, an award-winning playwright, died July 31 at the age of 39.

    A childhood survivor of cancer, Safirstein wrote the 1988 John Cauble Award-winning short play "Waterworks," which was performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C....

  • Bruce Hochman

    August 16, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Bruce I. Hochman, a former president of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, died Aug. 11 at the age of 72. Hochman, a tax attorney, founded the Beverly Hills firm of Hochman, Salkin, Rettig, Toscher & Perez. He also elicited high praise for his commitment to charitable work...

  • Obituaries

    August 9, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Rebecca Amato Levy

    Rebecca Amato Levy, an oral historian, storyteller and matriarch in the Sephardic community, died Aug. 4 at the age of 89.

    Well-known for her 1986 memoir, "I Remember Rhodes," which detailed Sephardic life on the Mediterranean island before World War II, Levy was...

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