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  • Obituaries

    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

    Thelma...

  • Obituaries

    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

    Harry...

  • Obituaries: Oct. 21-Dec.12, 2012

    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...

  • Tribute and Legacy: Being Present

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    December 29, 2012 | 11:59 pm

    Sitting between my parents at the temple where I grew up, I felt lucky. It seemed odd at a funeral, but that is how I felt. After years of traveling by land and sea, I was home and sharing in an ancient tradition to commemorate the life of our temple's matriarch, Florence Zeldin...

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  • Obituaries: Sept. 2 - Oct. 17, 2012

    November 28, 2012 | 10:51 am

    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...

  • Obituaries: Oct. 26 - Nov. 1, 2012

    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...

  • Obituaries: Aug. 31 - Sep. 6, 2012

    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...

  • Obituaries: Aug. 24-30, 2012

    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...

  • Obituaries: June 15-21, 2012

    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....

  • Obituaries: June 1-7, 2012

    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....

  • Obituaries: May 11-17, 2012

    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...

  • Obituaries: April 13-19, 2012

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    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...

  • Obituaries: March 23-29, 2012

    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...

  • Obituaries: Feb. 24-Mar. 1, 2012

    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...

  • Real Housewives of Beverly Hills:  Spitting on Russell Armstrong’s Grave

    By Ilana Angel

    November 15, 2011 | 1:03 am

    Before I blog about this train wreck, I want to say I am sick of this show.  Each week I think it can’t get any worse in terms of their behavior, and then they outdo themselves.  These women are fame whores with no regard for each other.  This week’s episode it yet another...

  • Obituaries: Nov. 4-10 2011

    November 1, 2011 | 7:57 pm

    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....

  • Opinion: Eradicating torture should be the legacy of Sept. 12

    September 1, 2011 | 3:59 pm

    What is the legacy of 9/11? As we approach the 10th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, we have a chance as a nation to reflect on more than just our own stories of what happened that day.

    One theme that has emerged is “Remember Sept. 12” because it was the day after the...

  • Deciding one’s legacy

    March 8, 2011 | 6:13 pm

    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...

  • Lieberman’s legacy: bridge builder or burner?

    January 24, 2011 | 3:41 pm

    Joe Lieberman ascended to national prominence by building one bridge at a time. Then, having reached the pinnacle by becoming the Democratic nominee for vice president in 2000, he spent 10 years burning bridges.

    Ultimately, Lieberman’s most celebrated bridge—between America’s...

  • Sherry Lansing’s epiphany

    By Danielle Berrin

    July 23, 2008 | 2:23 am

    By 8 a.m. last Wednesday, when Sherry Lansing took the stage at the downtown Bonaventure Hotel, the women of Hadassah were hollering as if they were in a gospel service.

    "Sixty is the new 40," said TV anchor Rikki Klieman to shouts and cheers swirling through the crowd.

    Lansing...

  • New Chabad telethon chief follows in his father’s footsteps

    By Robert David Jaffee

    September 8, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Rabbi Chaim Cunin, the seventh of Rabbi Boruch Shlomo Cunin's 13 children, has a strong handshake. That may be hereditary. His father, the spiritual leader of West Coast Chabad for many decades, famously used to arm-wrestle the UCLA heavyweights along fraternity row on Rosh Hashanah....
  • Jews laud Boris Yeltsin’s legacy

    By Lev Krichevsky

    April 26, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Boris Yeltsin, Russia's first popularly elected president, made a lasting impact on Russian Jewry, though his legacy included its share of controversy and tragic failures.

    Russian Jewish leaders agree that the community should remember Yeltsin, who died Monday at age 76, primarily...
  • Spectator - Fiddle Dee Dee and Oy Vey!

    By Gaby Friedman

    February 2, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Like any good Southerner, Brian Bain eats moon pies and punctuates his sentences with "y'all." But Bain is also Jewish, which colors his experience as a third-generation Southerner in a unique way.

    In his documentary film, "Shalom Y'all," Bain set out to explore exactly what being...

  • Qumran Offers Look at Legacy of Scrolls

    By Lisa Alcalay Klug

    November 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    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...

  • Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Legacy Expanding

    By Sue Fishkoff

    June 24, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Ten years after the death of the last Lubavitcher rebbe, Menachem Mendel Schneerson, his influence on the Jewish world continues to grow.

    Tens of thousands of mourners visited Schneerson's grave in Queens, on Tuesday for his 10th yarhzeit. Israel's two chief rabbis had called for a...

  • Essays Reflect on Pearl’s Last Words

    By Sandee Brawarsky

    February 26, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    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...

  • ‘Living’ in Chitown

    By Darlene Basch

    October 10, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    From my seat on the stage of the ornate Grand Ballroom at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, I look out from behind a beautiful bouquet of purple and red flowers at the assembling audience of nearly 1,000 people. I study the faces of Shoah survivors, sitting with their sons,...

  • A Small School With Big Plans

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    September 26, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    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...

  • A Woman’s Voice

    By Rob Eshman

    September 12, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Since 1987, Bill Rosendahl has been airing significant public affairs programs on Adelphia cable.

    This week he told me he rarely sends cameras out in the community for tapings. Adelphia is in Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and Rosendahl's former bosses back East are under indictment for...

  • Fighting Hate ‘Under Danny’s Banner’

    By Tom Tugend

    September 5, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Professor Judea Pearl, an internationally recognized authority on machine intelligence, has discovered a great deal about human emotion -- both private and public -- since his son, journalist Daniel Pearl, was murdered by Islamic extremists in Pakistan eight months ago.

    He, his wife...

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