I grew up in a home filled with food and love and laughter and music and Yiddishkayt and stories. I was the youngest of four kids and we were part of a tribe in Boro Park, Brooklyn, with my uncle Nat’s family living on the floor above us, my uncle Ruby’s family living next door to...
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Raymonde Abitbol died Oct. 2 at 80. Survived by brother George Abitbol. Hillside
Renee Gittler died Oct. 12 at 56. Survived by companion Jeffrey Resnick; daughters Jennifer, Nicole; mother Camille Venus; brother David (Renee) Venus. Hillside
Vivian S. Hoffman died Oct. 16 at 85....
September 13, 2011 | 7:15 pm
Ethel Baron died Aug. 25 at 90. Survived by daughter Carol; sons Howard, Jack (Rhonda), Mitchell (Miyuki); 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai
Ruzena R. Berler died Sept. 4 at 101. Survived by daughter Olga Martin; 2 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sister Pepa...
August 31, 2011 | 9:51 am
Esther Edith Cohen died Aug. 6 at 89. Survived by daughters Shari (Gary) Effron, Ziva (Larue) Palmer; sons David (Michael) Serkin-Poole, Arnold (Cate); 10 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; brother Leon (Joan) Prasow. Mount Sinai
Beverly Cooper died Aug. 3 at 74. Survived by...
May 17, 2011 | 5:15 pm
Irving Bernstein died May 8 at 84. Survived by wife Faye; daughter Linda (Irving) Rubenstein; son Bruce; stepdaughters Michelle (Jay) Eisenberg, Barbara Boxer; 7 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai
Frank Carmi died April 15 at 91. Survived by wife Linda; daughter...
January 7, 2009 | 7:57 pmAnnette 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;...
December 23, 2008 | 5:36 pmAlmost anyone who celebrates Chanukah today knows at least the rudimentary outline of its story. A righteous Judean clan in the 2nd century B.C.E. led an uprising against Greek-influenced Seleucid rulers who had desecrated the Temple and outlawed the traditional practices of Judaism....
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November 26, 2008 | 5:47 pmIrving 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...
November 20, 2008 | 2:39 amDaniel 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...
November 13, 2008 | 12:35 amGabriel 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
October 30, 2008 | 12:46 amArthur 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,...
October 23, 2008 | 2:10 amSamuel 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...
October 16, 2008 | 12:41 am
October 10, 2008 | 1:04 amHelen 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...
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September 17, 2008 | 9:20 pmOur 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...
September 17, 2008 | 8:55 pm
September 11, 2008 | 1:20 amBetty 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...
September 3, 2008 | 10:53 pm
August 28, 2008 | 12:40 amRabbi Levi Meier, a Shloshim Remembrance
Writer-producer David Brandes offers this eulogy for his friend and mentor, Rabbi Levi Meier.
Rabbi Weil, Marci and family, friends:
It's hard to believe it's been 30 days. Like any significant event, it feels like yesterday and an eternity...
August 21, 2008 | 1:07 am
August 14, 2008 | 1:58 amHarold 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...
July 23, 2008 | 11:48 pmSue 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...
July 17, 2008 | 1:33 amRabbi Levi Meier, Whose Pulpit Was Hospital Rooms, Dies at 62
It's often hard to distinguish between one memorial and the next, especially when you're dealing with prominent members of the community. Family members, friends, colleagues and rabbis will get up and pour out their praise...
July 3, 2008 | 11:31 amHarry Arbit died June 13 at age 88. He is survived by his daughter, Beryl; and sister, Mary. Groman
Herbert Block died June 15 at 83. He is survived by his sister, Gladys Wasser. Chevra Kadisha
Lloyd Blonder died June 21 at 69. He is survived by his wife, Elaine; daughters, Shari...
June 5, 2008 | 6:35 pmObituaries
Dorothy Beck died May 20 at 85. She is survived by her son, Michael (Sally); daughter, Linda (Karl) Lindeur; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai
Ellis Berkowitz died May 13 at 79. He is survived by his wife, Lillian; and daughter, Ellen (Res)....
February 7, 2008 | 7:01 pmDr. Steven Abrams died Jan. 8 at 80. He is survived by his wife, Mardy; son, Alan (Sheana); daughters, Tami (John) Loew and Debra; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and sister, Charlotte. Mount Sinai
Harriet Ash died Jan. 7 at 89. She is survived by her brother, Joe Elisha;...
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