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  • Israeli Chief Rabbinical Council OKs eulogies by women

    June 12, 2012 | 10:52 am

    Israel’s Chief Rabbinical Council ruled that woman can deliver eulogies at funerals, but that it is up to the community rabbi to decide on a case-by-case basis.

    The ruling was issued last week in response to a request by Culture and Sports Minister Limor Livnat, head of a Knesset...

  • Richard Holbrooke, champion of truth

    By Judea Pearl

    December 22, 2010 | 12:13 pm

    Richard Holbrooke, President Obama’s special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, passed away on Dec. 13 at the age of 69. He has been hailed by several Jewish newspapers as a friend of Israel, although he was not prominently involved in American-Israeli relations. Indeed, in a...

  • Eulogies: Dr. Pauline Glanzberg Rachlis

    By Rabbi Arnold Rachlis

    June 20, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Dr. Pauline Glanzberg Rachlis, died June 8, at the age of 90.

    Born in Vienna, Austria on Oct. 10, 1911, she became a physician after graduating from the University of Virginia Medical School. Fleeing Vienna, she came to America, one of two survivors of an extended family of 33.

    She...

  • Eulogies:Rabbi Melvin Goldstine

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Rabbi Melvin Goldstine, rabbi emeritus at Temple Aliyah, died Jan. 12 of a stroke at the age of 77.

    Goldstine will be remembered by many as the driving force behind the construction of the congregation's modern-looking complex in Woodland Hills.

    He was born in Chicago in 1924 and...

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