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  • Obituaries

    April 24, 2013 | 5:03 pm

    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

    Sally...

  • A heart to heart letter from an Israeli to Americans

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    April 19, 2013 | 12:02 pm

    Dear Americans,

    What you've dealt with this week is not new to me, I'm afraid. In fact, it is something I almost got used to. Why almost? Because no matter how many times you hear about an "event" on the news, no matter how many times you call all your friends and family to make...

  • Obituaries

    April 17, 2013 | 12:05 pm

    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...

  • In their memory…

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    April 15, 2013 | 12:20 pm

    Something quite extraordinary happened last night:  25,578 stars shined bright. All together, all of a sudden. It was in the middle of my town square, as thousands of citizens shared an hour of remembrance and respect for 25,578 Fallen Israeli Soldiers and Victims of Terrorism. We...

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  • Obituaries

    April 10, 2013 | 5:39 am

    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,...

  • The Cost of a Tombstone: Another Approach

    By Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz

    April 3, 2013 | 4:10 pm

    In preparing to officiate at a funeral yesterday, I met with a family to make the arrangements and prepare the eulogy. I informed the mourning children that they might consider wearing an old garment at the funeral so that we could rip it before the ceremony (“tear keriah”) as is...

  • Obituaries

    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...

  • USC student Samuel Levine dies tragically

    By Ryan Torok

    March 21, 2013 | 5:24 pm

    University of Southern California student Samuel Levine has died in an accident while on spring break in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico  He was 22.

    "Our deepest sympathies are with Sam’s parents and family members," said Steve A. Kay, dean of the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and...

  • Obituaries

    March 20, 2013 | 6:32 am

    Sidney Adlin died Dec. 28 at 86. Survived by son John Adlin. Malinow and Silverman

    Sidney Albert died Jan. 9 at 98. Survived by daughter Vivian (Moshany) Shemesh; sons Alan (Carolyn Heller), Laurence (Beth); 4 grandchildren; sister Beverly Cooper Silvers. Mount Sinai

    Thelma...

  • Esther Shawmut Friedman, former Haganah medic, dies at 89

    March 13, 2013 | 4:05 am

    Esther Shawmut Friedman, an American volunteer who worked as a medic in the Haganah, died on March 7. She was 89. 

    Born and raised in Boston, Shawmut Friedman joined the U.S. Navy WAVES in 1943, serving as pharmacist’s mate in Navy hospitals during World War II. After her...

  • Obituaries

    March 13, 2013 | 4:00 am

    Norman Aaronson died Dec. 24 at 94. Survived by daughter Susan Stone; son Neil Aaronson. Hillside

    Warren Ackerman died Dec. 19 at 95. Survived by daughter Laurie; son Richard (Barbara); 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; nephew Michael (Sheri) Hirschfeld. Hillside

    Harry...

  • Obituaries: Nov. 29-30, 2012

    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....

  • Israel fears prisoner death may spark Palestinian uprising

    February 25, 2013 | 2:51 pm

    Masked Palestinian gunmen fired in the air on Monday as thousands marched at the West Bank funeral of a prisoner whose death in an Israeli jail has raised fears in Israel of a new uprising.

    Arafat Jaradat's death on Saturday and a hunger strike by four other Palestinian inmates...

  • sinking

    By Emily Stern

    February 21, 2013 | 11:57 am

    you're drowning in a sea of love.

    it's not the worst death

    choosing life.

  • Obituaries: Nov. 10-Dec. 6, 2012

    February 20, 2013 | 8:05 am

    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

    Lindley Berry died Dec. 6 at 75. Survived...

  • Obituaries: Nov. 15-Dec. 3, 2013

    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...

  • Menachem Elon, former Supreme Court justice and Israel Prize winner, dies

    February 6, 2013 | 5:30 pm

    Rabbi Menachem Elon, a former Israeli Supreme Court justice and an Israel Prize winner, has died.

    Elon, who served on the high court from 1977 until his retirement as deputy chief justice in 1993, died Wednesday in Israel. He was 89.

    He was renowned as an expert on the subject...

  • Feb. 2-8

    February 6, 2013 | 10:51 am

    David Bennett died Nov. 20 at 94. Survived by daughter Michele Bennett; 2 nephews. Hillside

    Roslyn Berkman died Nov. 17 at 89. Survived by sons Neil (Janis), Louis (Robin); sister Marion (Russell) Weiss; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Hillside

    Rosalyn Brickman died...

  • Jan. 26 - Feb. 1

    January 30, 2013 | 3:43 pm

    Lorraine Berg died Nov. 15 at 87. Survived by daughter Ivy Kagan Bierman; sons Shelton (Julia), Mitchell (Susan); 12 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; brother Leonard. Mount Sinai

    Gerald Elliot Birnbaum died Nov. 15 at 80. Survived by wife Linda; daughter Ilene (Greg) Seigel;...

  • Jan. 4-10

    January 9, 2013 | 11:28 am

    Barbara Lee Adler died Nov. 3 at 80. Survived by husband Donald; sons John (Alisa), Mitchell (Vicki), Jeffrey (Beverly); 5 grandchildren. Hillside

    Sheldon Becker died Nov. 4 at 82. Survived by wife Flora; son Michael. Mount Sinai

    Olga Carvel died Nov. 5 at 94. Survived by...

  • Winehouse died from too much alcohol, second inquest confirms

    January 8, 2013 | 9:58 am

    Grammy Award-winning singer Amy Winehouse died of consuming too much alcohol, a second inquest into her death confirmed.

    Results of the second inquest provided Tuesday by the coroner, Dr. Shirley Radcliffe, matched those of the original in October 2011.

    The second inquest was...

  • Sally Ogle Davis, activists in Jewish arts and synagogue life, dies at 71

    By Tom Tugend

    January 2, 2013 | 11:23 am

    Sally Ogle Davis, a teenage television personality in Northern Ireland, chronicler of the famous and powerful in Hollywood, and activist in Jewish arts and synagogue life, died Dec. 11 in Seattle. She was 71.

    Her death, after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer, ended a...

  • Senator Daniel Inouye, hailed by pro-Israel groups, dies at 88

    December 18, 2012 | 1:37 pm

    Daniel Inouye, the longtime Hawaii senator described by pro-Israel groups as one of Israel's best friends in the Senate, has died.

    Inouye, 88, and a decorated World War II hero, died Monday of respiratory complications at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

    "Senator...

  • Comedy writer Sol Weinstein dies at 84

    December 12, 2012 | 9:59 am

    When I first moved to California from Philadelphia in 1978, Leon Brown, editor of the Jewish Exponent, told me to look up his friend Sol Weinstein. 

    I already knew of Weinstein, as I had one of the books in his “Israel Bond Oy-Oy-7” series, “Loxfinger.” I did connect with him,...

  • Rabbi Sheryl Lewart dies at 65

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    December 12, 2012 | 9:47 am

    Rabbi Sheryl Lewart, who served as associate rabbi at Kehillat Israel (KI) in Pacific Palisades, died Nov. 30 at the age 65 after a second battle with breast cancer. 

    Lewart was diagnosed with cancer in 1995 and had a recurrence as she was about to retire from KI in 2009. 

    ...
  • Obituaries Oct. 4 - 25, 2012

    December 5, 2012 | 3:29 pm

    Linda Axelrod died Oct. 23 at 72. Survived by daughter Lori (Deo); sons Glenn, Guy; 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

    Bernard Barsky died Oct. 18 at 87. Survived by wife Marion; daughter Hadas Laureano; son Jeffrey; 2 grandchildren; niece Sheri Schrage. Mount Sinai

    Helen Bolsky died...

  • Obituaries: Sept. 2 - Oct. 17, 2012

    November 28, 2012 | 10:51 am

    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...

  • Arafat’s body exhumed to test for poisoning

    November 27, 2012 | 9:16 am

    Forensic experts took samples from the body of former Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat's uncovered corpse in the West Bank on Tuesday, trying to determine if he was murdered with the hard-to-trace radioactive poison polonium.

    Palestinians witnessed the funeral of...

  • Sudden Death

    By Susan Esther Barnes

    November 7, 2012 | 7:00 am

    As a rule, I don’t write about work. But rules are meant to be broken, and some things cannot, or at least should not, be ignored.

    On Monday morning I learned that a bright, well-liked 26-year-old employee had died. She is survived by three small children. She seemed fine at work...

  • Obituaries: Nov. 2-8, 2012

    November 1, 2012 | 1:36 pm

    David Azaria died Sept. 23 at 97. Survived by wife Camelia; daughters Cathryn, Marilyn Fleiss; 3 grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman

    Natalie Bender died Sept. 28 at 87. Survived by daughters Nancy (Craig) Copeland, Jerilyn Spring; sons Bruce Walter; 8 grandchildren; 1...

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