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  • Obituaries

    January 7, 2009 | 7:57 pm

    Annette Beck died Dec. 14 at 78. She is survived by her daughters, Caryn (Erroll) Beck-Southers and Robin (Alex Shmelev); son, Jeff (Donna Sanders); five grandchildren; and companion, Richard Starks. Mount Sinai

    Jean Berman died Dec. 9 at 81. She is survived by her husband, Norman;...

  • Obituaries

    December 18, 2008 | 2:18 am

    Dr. David Lieber Dies

    At press time The Jewish Journal received word that Dr. David Lieber, born 1925, died Dec. 16. A rabbi and scholar, Dr. Lieber was president emeritus of the University of Judaism (now known as the American Jewish University), senior editor of the Etz Hayim...

  • Obituaries

    December 3, 2008 | 10:37 pm

    Jules Porter, Community Lay Leader and Preeminent Social Photographer, Dies at 72

    Jules Porter, community lay leader and preeminent social photographer, died of pancreatic cancer Nov. 22 at the age of 72. Working from his well-known Jules Porter Photographer's studio on Pico...

  • Obituaries

    November 26, 2008 | 5:47 pm

    Irving Brecher, Radio, Stage, Screen Comedy Writer, 94

    Irving Brecher, a comedy writer whose career in radio, television and film included writing two Marx Brothers comedies and co-writing the Judy Garland musical, "Meet Me in St. Louis," has died. He was 94.

    Brecher died of...

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  • Obituaries

    November 20, 2008 | 2:39 am

    Daniel Abrams died Nov. 3 at 25. He is survived by his parents, David and Marion; and brother, Aaron. Malinow and Silverman

    Morris Ackerman died Nov. 16 at 80. He is survived by his wife, Miriam; daughters, Fran (Marc) Rifkin and Rachelle (Andrew) Doherty; three grandchildren; and...

  • Obituaries

    November 13, 2008 | 12:35 am

    Gabriel Almond died Oct. 12 at 97. He is survived by his wife, Hilda; sons, Laurence and Paul; and brother, Nathan. Chevra Kadisha

    Gerald Bemel died Oct. 23 at 76. He is survived by his son, Kevin (Melanie); daughters, Melissa and Marla; and two grandchildren. Sholom Chapels

    Lee...

  • Obituaries

    October 30, 2008 | 12:46 am

    Arthur Baer died Oct. 20 at 41. He is survived by his son, Ashton; parents, Sheldon and Miriam; sister, Leni (Ralph) Ceglia; nephews, Brandon and Jordan Ceglia; niece, Frances Ceglia; and partner, Pamela Edwards. Mount Sinai

    Helene Bayer died Oct. 17 at 77. She is survived her sons,...

  • Obituaries

    October 23, 2008 | 2:10 am

    Samuel Baseman died June 6 at 88. He is survived by wife, Dora; daughter, Sarah Perlis (Morris); four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Ben (Naomi); niece; and three nephews.

    Meyer Blank died Oct. 12 at 89. He is survived by his children, Sandra Goldstein and...

  • Obituaries

    October 16, 2008 | 12:41 am

    Dorothy Green, Heal the Bay founder, dies at 79

    My personal wake up call to the plight of our oceans -- and my introduction to Dorothy Green -- came 22 years ago.

    At the time, my wife and I and our baby daughter lived in Santa Monica, just two blocks from the ocean. One day, while...

  • Obituaries

    October 10, 2008 | 1:04 am

    Helen Daniels, Barrier Breaker, Dies at 85

    Dedicated volunteer and former social worker Helen Daniels died Sept. 28 at age 85 of metastatic cancer.

    She was born in Brookline, Mass., and was the only child of Joseph Ettinger and Eva Frutman. After her mother's death when she was 6...

  • Paul Newman—Hollywood’s most famous half-Jew—dies at 83 [VIDEO]

    By Tom Tugend

    September 28, 2008 | 3:54 pm

    Paul Newman, superstar, director, race car driver, liberal activist, philanthropist and Hollywood's most famous half-Jew, died Friday at 83.

    He passed away at his farmhouse near Westport, Conn., following a long battle with lung cancer.

    Over a half-century career, Newman acted in 59...
  • Obituaries

    September 25, 2008 | 1:08 am

    Siegfried Halbreich, Holocaust Survivor Who Dedicated Life to Shoah Education, Dies at 98

    Siegfried Halbreich, whose lifelong dedication and commitment to Holocaust education followed five and one-half years as a prisoner in World War II Nazi concentration camps, died of heart...

  • Obituaries

    September 17, 2008 | 9:20 pm

    Our thoughts go to the families of the men and women who were killed in the Metrolink Train 111 crash in Chatsworth on Friday, Sept. 12.

    We also send our prayers to the families of the men, women and children who were killed when a passenger jet, en route from Moscow to Perm in...

  • Obituaries

    September 11, 2008 | 1:20 am

    Betty Balkin died Aug. 28 at 80. She is survived by her daughters, Bonnie Anketell and Renee Wouters; three grandchildren; and brother, Sheldon (Elaine) Sternberg. Mount Sinai

    Daniel Bernstein died Aug. 31 at 94. He is survived by his daughters, Michel and Thea. Malinow and Silverman...

  • Obituaries

    September 3, 2008 | 10:53 pm

    Rhonda Lee Abrams, Community Advocate, Dies at 56


    Rhonda Abrams never made a friend she didn't keep. She was a devoted wife, mother, community advocate and confidante who served as a bridge to bring people together from various facets of her life. More than 400 of these friends and...

  • Obituaries

    August 14, 2008 | 1:58 am

    Harold Ackerman died July 30 at 96. He is survived by his son, Jerrold; and daughter, Tobi Chinsky. Hillside

    David Alper died Aug. 2 at 84. He is survived by his wife, Estelle; daughters, Elizabeth Keran and Joan; and sons, L. Andrew and Robert. Hillside

    Jeanette Brauner died July...

  • Obituaries

    July 23, 2008 | 11:48 pm

    Sue Lynn Alexander died July 1 at 74. She is survived by her husband, Joel; sons, Glenn and Marc; daughter, Stacy; and two grandchildren. Groman

    Samson Asch died July 4 at 100. He is survived by his daughters, Hella (Charles) Hershson and Basia (Larry) Frank; son, Morris (Linda); and...

  • Obituaries

    July 10, 2008 | 12:48 am

    Goldyne Savad, Hadassah Hospital Benefactress, Dies at 100

    On June 1, a single woman, 100 years and seven months old, died in Los Angeles, where she lived almost her entire life. Goldyne Savad, one of the brightest and prettiest of her family, was the only one born in the United...

  • Obituaries

    January 31, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    Leah 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...

  • Obituaries

    March 16, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Levia Pearl Abramowitz died Feb. 21. She is survived by her husband, Nathan; daughters Orit (Yitzchak) Cohen, Sharone and Judy; son, Harold (Lani); and grandchild, Harriet Theodore. Mount Sinai

    Miriam Ash died Feb. 21, at 89. She is She is survived by her son, Robert (Zetta);...

  • Obituaries

    December 22, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Rabbi Jacob Ott, Former Rabbi at Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel,

    Dies at 86

    Rabbi Jacob Ott, who served for 34 years at Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel, died of congestive heart failure on Saturday, Dec. 16. He was 86. Ott was born in Chicago in an Orthodox neighborhood, three...

  • Obituaries

    October 27, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Marty Adlin died Sept. 26 at 88. He is survived by his wife, Frances; brothers Bernard (Arlene) and Sidney; and special brother-in-law, Ted Krakower. Malinow and Silverman

    Selma Balberg died Sept. 27 at 89. She is survived by her husband, Harry; son, Stephen; daughter, Susan...

  • Obituaries

    September 29, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Dr. Sidney Adler died Sept. 3 at 90. He is survived by his wife, Hana; son, Dr. Fredrick; daughter, Risa Adler-York; stepdaughter, Kristina Martinez; brother, Frederick. Groman

    Minnie Aenus died Sept. 3 at 92. She is survived by her daughters, Marcia Schwartz and Merle Stewart; eight...

  • Obituaries

    July 28, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Bertha Anapol died June 27 at 92. She is survived by her brother, Angelo; and sisters, Mae Mayer and Ruby Brest. Groman

    ARLENE BELL died June 29 at 79. She is survived by her son, Robert; brother, Norman Cohen; three granchildren; and sister, Joanne Goodman. Hillside

    STEVEN ARNOLD...

  • Obituaries

    July 21, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Author & Former Jewish Journal Columnist David Margolis

    Dies at 62

    David Margolis, who lived and chronicled the transformation of an American hippie of the 1960s into a deeply spiritual resident of a West Bank settlement, died July 17 at the age of 62.

    A Brooklyn native, Margolis...

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