It is not enough to thank my father privately for the best gift he’s ever given me, because his own humility interferes with my every attempt to express sufficient gratitude. “Dad, I don’t know how to thank you enough for this,” I say. “I tried a new restaurant last night,” he...
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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
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
February 27, 2013 | 6:49 am
Salamon Alaton died Nov. 25 at 98. Survived by daughter Sara (Isaac) Avigdor; sons Kalev (Maria), Saul (Sara); 6 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Chevra Kadisha
Evelyn Alpert died Dec. 5 at 96. Survived by daughter Michelle Urcis. Malinow and Silverman
Yuri Feldman died...
December 29, 2012 | 11:59 pm
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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...
October 24, 2012 | 11:13 am
Mina Bear died Sept. 18 at 88. Survived by daughter Moraye (John Hall); brothers Nate, Leo Rosen. Hillside
Edythe Berman died Sept. 18 at 91. Survived by husband Isaac; son Paul (Becky) Gerwin; daughter Jeane (Zane Marhea) Freer; stepsons Ed (Robin) Ron, Gil (Nancy); 5...
August 29, 2012 | 3:45 pm
David Arnson died July 17 at 94. Survived by brother Maurice. Hillside
Aleck Block died July 18 at 94. Survived by wife Ruth; daughter Susan Reiner; son Mark (Debra Lau); sister Jackie Eckous; 5 grandchildren. Hillside
Ellie Davis died July 19 at 76. urvived by son Todd...
August 22, 2012 | 10:58 am
Mary Batansky died July 13 at 93. Survived by daughter Lorraine First; son Norman; 8 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Groman
Leonard M. Bram died July 15 at 71. Survived by daughters Dominique, Jessica (Brett) Fisher; sons Eric (Danielle), Jason (Dana); 4 grandchildren. Mount...
June 13, 2012 | 12:43 pm
Barbara Billing died April 18 at 75. Survived by sister Joan Feifer. Hillside
Wilma Marine Braun died April 25 at 77. Survived by daughters Alison (Benjamin Malay); Stacey (Geoff); brother Irwin Marine. Mount Sinai
Robert Daryl Canfield died April 19 at 66. Survived by wife Susan....
May 30, 2012 | 10:59 am
Ivor Alan-Lee died April 5 at 85. Survived by wife Ray; sons Howard (Allison), Craig (Sandra), Brett (Lauri); 8 grandchildren. Mount Sinai
Anne Belkin died April 5 at 101. Survived by son Larry; 4 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren. Hillside
Alice Berke died April 7 at 96....
May 8, 2012 | 6:54 pm
Rosella Applebaum died March 11 at 88. Survived by daughters Pamela McCormick, Debra Shapiro; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai
Ellen Bagelman died March 11 at 63. Survived by father Sam Bubrick; brother Paul Bubrick. Hillside
Samuel Benton died March 13 at 85. Survived by wife...
April 11, 2012 | 10:42 am
Clarice Bailey died Feb. 4 at 85. Survived by daughter Ferrel (Jeff) Rimer; son Steve (Suyen); sister Helene (Jerry) Slaten; brothers Larry (Florine), Sheldon Slaten; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Hillside
Robert Bass died Jan. 31 at 87. Survived by wife Suzonne; daughter...
March 21, 2012 | 1:19 pm
Irving Belfer died Jan. 20 at 97. Survived by daughter Terry (Jeffrey) Ellis; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Groman Eden
Frank Benton died Jan. 20 at 66. Survived by wife Ann. Sholom Chapels
Susan Carl died Jan. 13 at 66. Survived by husband Harvey; son Ryan; stepchildren...
February 23, 2012 | 9:25 am
Sylvia Ashmann died Dec. 26 at 98. Survived by daughter Rita (Morris) Eagle; son Warren (Amy); 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Hillside
Shirley Molly Berg died Dec. 19 at 77. Survived by husband Wilbert; daughter Marci (Ken) Chmielewski; son Neal (Rosalyn); 2...
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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....
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Whether reading about yet another contested celebrity will or comforting a friend caught in a family estate squabble, many of us have stumbled upon the conflictual residue of estate planning gone sour. To be sure, some grantors would be just as happy to learn of these post-mortem...
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Descending eastward from the rolling hills on the outskirts of Jerusalem, the sapphire-colored Dead Sea appears like a jewel set in the dusty brown Judean Desert. As you breathe in the thundering stillness, it's easy to imagine why the ancient Essenes chose this place for their...
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Three words, among the last uttered by journalist Daniel Pearl before his murder two years ago this month (on Feb. 21, the public learned of the murder), have become a nucleus for thoughtfulness and creativity. "I Am Jewish," edited by his parents, Judea and Ruth Pearl (Jewish...
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On a recent Thursday afternoon at the New Community Jewish High School (NCJHS) in West Hills, 20 students fill the biology lab to hear a guest speaker discuss cryogenics. Next door, another 14 teenagers sit in a semicircle as their English teacher describes their next chapter in...
September 12, 2002 | 8:00 pm