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  • The Case Against A Kosher Casket

    David Zinner

    July 30, 2014 | 3:04 pm

    Kosher means fit or proper for ritual use, but unlike the biblical delineation of which foods are kosher, there are no biblical rules to give guidance regarding manufacture of kosher caskets. The Talmud contains dozens of occurrences of Hebrew words that are translated to English...

  • Isn’t it Depressing?

    Rena Boroditsky

    June 25, 2014 | 2:54 pm

    People say to me, “I don’t understand how you do your job,” or,”What's it like to be surrounded by death all the time?  Isn't it depressing?”

    It’s not depressing, but it can be sad. Those of us behind the scenes, the Shomrim who sit vigil with our loved ones, the members of the...

  • Obituaries

    May 8, 2013 | 10:34 am

    Bernard Brown died March 25 at 89. Survived by wife Sylvia; daughters Wendy (Zack) Gugenheim, Darlene (Paul) Solotkin, Pamela (Daniel) Vancott; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

    Sylvia Cooper died March 22 at 97. Survived by daughter Pamela Cooper; sons Jeffrey...

  • 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...

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  • 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...

  • Obituaries: May 25-31, 2012

    May 23, 2012 | 10:08 am

    Sheldon Allen died April 1 at 85. Survived by wife Marilyn; daughter Deborah (Jay Layman) Worth; son Scott (Corkey Ahrendt); 4 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

    Ira Bacher died April 2 at 81. Survived by wife Ellen; daughter Nicole. Mount Sinai

    Jerome Bauer died March...

  • Jewish funeral home to open in Moscow

    March 21, 2011 | 10:49 am

    A city funeral home in Moscow will be converted to a Jewish funeral home, the only one in the city.

    The funeral home will operate under the auspices of the Moscow chief rabbinate, the Bais Menachem Chabad-Lubavitch synagogue and the Chevra Kadisha Hamerkazi Jewish burial society of...

  • 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;...

  • Saying Goodbye to an Angel in Sin City

    By Teresa Strasser

    December 30, 2004 | 7:00 pm

     

    Mr. Snead has an artificially orange comb-forward and the type of throaty voice and desiccated face one only acquires after living in the desert for awhile. He is an undertaker.

    On his forearm, I make out what are obviously two prison tattoos; one reads "Love" and the other is...

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