Jewish tradition isn’t clear about what happens to a person after he/she dies, but it is clear we are supposed to look out for the feelings of the dead person. Part of the ritual of taharah, for instance, in which the body is ritually washed, dressed, and placed in a coffin, is an...
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David Davis died June 27 at 87. Survived by wife Arlene; daughter Andrea (Philipp) Bowman; son Greg; 2 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Hillside
Ebi Gabor died June 29 at 86. Survived by daughter Erika Baum; son Ron (Elsie) Monitz; 7 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; 1...
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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
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Regina Adatto died Jan. 20 at 85. Survived by daughter Carol (Chuck) Rozner; 3 grandchildren. Groman Eden
Bernice Beck died March 7 at 92. Survived by daughters Barbara (Peter) Goodkin, Susan Weiland; son Robert (Marti); 6 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Hillside
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Judith Aarons died March 12 at 65. Survived by husband Michael; sons Brett (Lenka), Kelly; 4 grandchildren; father Allan Adler; sisters Edie Bogoff, Melony (Gary) Linza, Terry (Bill) Rogoway; brother Craig Adler. Mount Sinai
Leonard Adelman died March 6 at 90. Survived by wife...
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Estelle Aaron died March 5 at 91. Survived by husband Charles; daughters Suzanne Ehrmann, Michelle (Gary) Merritt; 2 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; sister Dorothy Trodlier. Mount Sinai
Dorothea Berger died Feb. 27 at 87. Survived by daughters Connie (Donald) Lubitz,...
April 3, 2013 | 7:41 am
Selma Bluestein-Paikin died Feb. 20 at 86. Survived by husband Leon Paikin; daughters Sheryl Bluestein, Diane (Jim) Bluestein Reed; son Kenneth (Laurie) Bluestein; stepdaughters Lisa (Mark) Watson, Gail (Leonard) Bartnick; stepsons Michael Paikin, Mark (Cindy) Paikin; 11...
March 6, 2013 | 2:15 pm
A Toronto Jewish couple found dead in their Florida townhouse in January were asphyxiated, police said.
Police Chief Dwayne Flournoy of Hallandale Beach, Fla., said Wednesday that there were at least two perpetrators, and police have "no reason to believe the people responsible...
March 6, 2013 | 12:31 am
Vivianne Gaon died Nov. 29 at 56. Survived by mother Juliette; brother Roger. Hillside
Norman Huberman died Nov. 30 at 65. Survived by wife Dalia Huberman; daughter Felicia (Guy) Mizrahe; son Jason (Stacey); 3 grandchildren; sisters Evette Knight, Mimi Assanti; brother Bernard....
February 27, 2013 | 6:49 am
Salamon Alaton died Nov. 25 at 98. Survived by daughter Sara (Isaac) Avigdor; sons Kalev (Maria), Saul (Sara); 6 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Chevra Kadisha
Evelyn Alpert died Dec. 5 at 96. Survived by daughter Michelle Urcis. Malinow and Silverman
Yuri Feldman died...
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Jacqueline Alvy died Oct. 12 at 86. Survived by husband Reuben; son Ralph David (Ashley Wrobel); stepdaughter Sarah Wrobel; stepson Jonathan Wrobel. Mount Sinai
Michael Asher died Oct. 15 at 69. Survived by cousins Rayna Kraman, Manfred Linder. Hillside
Leon Barankiewicz died...
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...
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Barbara Billing died April 18 at 75. Survived by sister Joan Feifer. Hillside
Wilma Marine Braun died April 25 at 77. Survived by daughters Alison (Benjamin Malay); Stacey (Geoff); brother Irwin Marine. Mount Sinai
Robert Daryl Canfield died April 19 at 66. Survived by wife Susan....
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Sheldon Allen died April 1 at 85. Survived by wife Marilyn; daughter Deborah (Jay Layman) Worth; son Scott (Corkey Ahrendt); 4 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai
Ira Bacher died April 2 at 81. Survived by wife Ellen; daughter Nicole. Mount Sinai
Jerome Bauer died March...
May 15, 2012 | 6:18 pm
Annette Adest died March 18 at 93. Survived by daughters Adele Yellin, Wendy; 2 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai
Frederick Aladjem died March 19 at 91. Survived by daughter Eva (Bill) Fraser-Harris; sons David (Margaret Grayden), Dan (Laurie); 2 grandchildren; sister...
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Rosella Applebaum died March 11 at 88. Survived by daughters Pamela McCormick, Debra Shapiro; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai
Ellen Bagelman died March 11 at 63. Survived by father Sam Bubrick; brother Paul Bubrick. Hillside
Samuel Benton died March 13 at 85. Survived by wife...
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Benzion Netanyahu, a noted Jewish historian and Zionist thinker, and the father of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has died.
Netanyahu died early Monday morning at his home in Jerusalem. He was 102.
Benjamin Netanyahu visited his father for the last time on Sunday...
April 25, 2012 | 10:46 am
Sharon Asher died Feb. 3 at 57. Survived by son Aviv Kleinman; mother Bernice Lipsitz; brother Robert Linden; sisters Linda Haim, Joyce Black; nieces and nephews. Sholom Chapels
Ruth Baskin died Feb. 12 at 96. Survived by son James. Mount Sinai
Marti Bekey died Feb. 25 at 100....
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Clarice Bailey died Feb. 4 at 85. Survived by daughter Ferrel (Jeff) Rimer; son Steve (Suyen); sister Helene (Jerry) Slaten; brothers Larry (Florine), Sheldon Slaten; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Hillside
Robert Bass died Jan. 31 at 87. Survived by wife Suzonne; daughter...
March 21, 2012 | 1:19 pm
Irving Belfer died Jan. 20 at 97. Survived by daughter Terry (Jeffrey) Ellis; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Groman Eden
Frank Benton died Jan. 20 at 66. Survived by wife Ann. Sholom Chapels
Susan Carl died Jan. 13 at 66. Survived by husband Harvey; son Ryan; stepchildren...
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