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  • Obituaries

    June 5, 2008 | 6:35 pm


    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)....

  • Obituaries

    February 7, 2008 | 7:01 pm

    Dr. 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;...

  • 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

    February 23, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Dr. Marcel Krauthammer, UCLA/VA Pulmonologist, Dies at 59

    Dr. Marcel Krauthammer, pulmonologist and adjunct professor of medicine for 23 years at UCLA and the Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, died from brain cancer on Jan. 17. He was 59.

    Serving as director of...

  • 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


  • 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...

  • Rocket Threat Casts Shadow on Kibbutz

    By Larry Derfner

    October 14, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Kibbutz Nir'am, which is slightly closer to the Gaza Strip than Sderot, seemed dead that morning. The air was hot, harsh and still. Hardly anybody was outdoors.

    Ofer Lieberman, whose office and van are plastered with stickers for Guinness, the beer he soaks up at the kibbutz's Green...

  • Ethnic Cleansing in Sudan Is Still Genocide

    By Ruth W. Messinger

    July 1, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    As early as March of this year, humanitarian organizations were issuing warnings of ethnic cleansing in Darfur, Sudan. For a long time these warnings continued to be ignored by most of the mainstream and Jewish media, and Americans remain virtually unaware of the atrocities occurring...

  • Teen Victims Tell Their Stories

    By Sharon Schatz Rosenthal

    November 27, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    On June 1, 2001, Larisa Azyaski stood with her best friend Irina Nepomnyaschy among a sea of teenagers clamoring to get into the Dolphinarium, a popular Tel Aviv club. Suddenly, the place exploded. A suicide bomber detonated himself, and Azyaski saw only darkness in front of her. She...

  • Persian Jews Mourn Deaths at Market

    By Mojdeh Sionit

    July 24, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Janet Nabatian tried to answer her cellphone at the busy Santa Monica Farmers' Market July 16 at about 1:30 p.m., but the reception was so weak that she had to walk a few steps away from her mother and 7-month-old son to get better reception.

    Nabatian, 32, was at the market with her...

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