Today’s video report takes it’s name from Polish Israeli poet Natan Alterman. The report, and the poem, addresses the concept of sacrifice and bereavement by Israeli soldiers that has become a strong part of the Israeli national ethos. Alterman’s poem “The Silver Platter” was...
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August 1, 2013 | 10:19 am
Helen Abrams died June 11 at 94. Survived by daughters Marilyn Cohen, Lanette Finn, Anna Helfman, Candy Sieroty; sons Bert, David; 8 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Hillside
Selma Baraz died June 11 at 94. Survived by daughter Susan; son James; 3 grandchildren; 5...
July 17, 2013 | 11:49 am
Bertha Abrams died May 30 at 99. Survived by daughters Terry (Harvey) Goldbaum, Arleen (Stanley) Kaller; 6 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman
Gloria Arbiter died May 31 at 83. Survived by husband Stanley; son Ross; 7 grandchildren. Mount Sinai
July 10, 2013 | 12:19 pm
Natan Cole died May 16 at 70. Survived by wife Alex; sons Daniel (April), Joe; 2 grandchildren; brother Pinchas Zukierkop. Mount Sinai
Vicky Doryon died May 17 at 75. Survived by daughter Debora; sons Elyah, Jeremiah; 6 grandchildren; sister Lucy Bates. Mount Sinai
May 1, 2013 | 10:16 am
Ruth Bacall died March 16 at 88. Survived by nieces Lisa Bacall Tehrani, Gail Cahill, Susan Herman, Annette Warner; nephews Larry Finkel, Andy Goldstein, Jesse Goldstein, Lee Goldstein. Hillside
Susan Benon died March 15 at 79. Survived by daughters Cynthia Benon, Cary (Charles)...
February 13, 2013 | 2:32 pm
Evelyn Ackerman died Nov. 28 at 88. Survived by husband Jerome; daughter Laura (Mark) Shaw; 1 grandson. Hillside
Rose Adler died Dec. 1 at 93. Survived by daughter Linda Bence; son Robert; 2 grandchildren; sister Kay Friedman. Hillside
Sylvia Brockman died Dec.1 at 85. Survived...
August 14, 2012 | 5:36 pm
Leon Aberle died July 3 at 81. Survived by wife Petrina; daughter Carla (Steven) Lenhoff; son Matthew; 3 grandchildren; brother Charles (Saron). Hillside
Jeffrey Allyn died July 8 at 75. Survived by wife Harriett; sons Russell (Romel Valerio), Hal (Chantal); 3 grandchildren; sister...
April 17, 2008 | 6:00 pmMaury Abrams died March 12 at 80. He is survived by his wife, Francine; sons, Judd (Nicole Sassman) and Gregg; daughter, Glennis (Jim) Malcolm; and four grandchildren. Mount Sinai
Nancy Alspektor died March 2 at the age of 85. She is survived by her sons, Allan, Stan, and Arthur;...
January 31, 2008 | 7:00 pmLeah Benjamin died Dec. 30 at 96. She is survived by her nephews, Sid (Linda) Silverman and Neal (Marlene) Brostoff; niece Sandra (Harold) Vellins; and great-niece, Aliza Silverman. Mount Sinai
Annette Gershuni Bergman died Jan. 2 at 76. She is survived by her sons, Gregory and Alex...
August 4, 2005 | 8:00 pm
I felt like a third wheel," Shirley said.
"I never felt more alone," Diane said.
"I felt my oneness," Helene added.
These women, along with 12 other females and two men, all in their 50s to their 80s, sat in a circle in Valley Beth Shalom's Lopaty Chapel in Encino. They were...
July 31, 2003 | 8:00 pm
When Esther Goshen-Gottstein's husband of 39 years died, she felt like her world had crumbled.
"The bottom had fallen out my life, as in an earthquake, when the ground on which one has stood firmly for years suddenly collapses," she writes in "Surviving Widowhood" (Gefen, 2002)....
October 2, 1997 | 8:00 pm
Ethan Gura doesn't remember his sister. Still, he cannot forgether. He can't forget that Rebecca Alexandra Gura died in 1991 after afour and a half year battle with leukemia. She was then six yearsold. He was three.
Now, at age 9, Ethan is a veteran of various therapies, alldesigned...