Jewish Journal

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... read full article

  • 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.


  • L.A. Mourns Loss of Two Leaders

    By Jewish Journal Staff

    June 20, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Isadore Familian

    Isadore Familian, an industrialist and longtime supporter of Jewish institutions such as the University of Judaism and City of Hope, died on June 13. He was 90.

    Familian, a Chicago-born son of Russian immigrants, came to Los Angeles in 1913 at the age of 2. He...

  • Eulogies:Sivan Hamburger,

    June 13, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Sivan Hamburger, one of the longstanding, staunch leaders of the Bureau of Jewish Education (BJE), died June 3, at the age of 87.

    Hamburger was a passionate Labor Zionist, who as a young, idealistic high school student, spent a year in the Land of Israel, during the time it was still...

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