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  • Obituaries

    April 17, 2013 | 12:05 pm

    Judith Aarons died March 12 at 65. Survived by husband Michael; sons Brett (Lenka), Kelly; 4 grandchildren; father Allan Adler; sisters Edie Bogoff, Melony (Gary) Linza, Terry (Bill) Rogoway; brother Craig Adler. Mount Sinai

    Leonard Adelman died March 6 at 90. Survived by wife...

  • Rebbetzin Miriam Adler-Huttler, 78

    February 6, 2013 | 11:07 am

    Rebbetzin Miriam Adler-Huttler, a distinguished rabbinic figure in Los Angeles, died on Jan. 3. She was 78.

    A seventh-generation Jerusalemite and a descendant of the Zhvill and Lelov Chasidic dynasties, she was born Oct. 30, 1934, the only child of Grand Rabbi Elazar Adler and...

  • Feb. 2-8

    February 6, 2013 | 10:51 am

    David Bennett died Nov. 20 at 94. Survived by daughter Michele Bennett; 2 nephews. Hillside

    Roslyn Berkman died Nov. 17 at 89. Survived by sons Neil (Janis), Louis (Robin); sister Marion (Russell) Weiss; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Hillside

    Rosalyn Brickman died...

  • My Ima, Peppi Feller

    January 30, 2013 | 3:47 pm

    עד שקמת אמא שקמת אם בישראל

    Three weeks ago my Ima passed away. She was a remarkable woman - determined, honest to a fault, principled, sharp witted, devoted, a fighter, a survivor. And she was an Ima like few others - investing every last bit of herself in me. On the night prior...

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  • Jan. 26 - Feb. 1

    January 30, 2013 | 3:43 pm

    Lorraine Berg died Nov. 15 at 87. Survived by daughter Ivy Kagan Bierman; sons Shelton (Julia), Mitchell (Susan); 12 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; brother Leonard. Mount Sinai

    Gerald Elliot Birnbaum died Nov. 15 at 80. Survived by wife Linda; daughter Ilene (Greg) Seigel;...

  • Dr. Leon Morgenstern, 93

    January 9, 2013 | 11:40 am

    Dr. Leon Morgenstern, Cedars-Sinai’s inaugural director of surgery and founder of its Center for Healthcare Ethics, died on Dec. 23. He was 93.

    Although born in Pittsburgh, Penn., in 1919, Morgenstern considered himself a New Yorker and earned his medical degree from New York...

  • Jan. 4-10

    January 9, 2013 | 11:28 am

    Barbara Lee Adler died Nov. 3 at 80. Survived by husband Donald; sons John (Alisa), Mitchell (Vicki), Jeffrey (Beverly); 5 grandchildren. Hillside

    Sheldon Becker died Nov. 4 at 82. Survived by wife Flora; son Michael. Mount Sinai

    Olga Carvel died Nov. 5 at 94. Survived by...

  • ‘Odd Couple’ actor Jack Klugman dies

    December 25, 2012 | 9:34 am

    Actor Jack Klugman, who made up the sloppy half of the popular "Odd Couple," has died.

    Klugman, who also starred in the original film version of "12 Angry Men," died Monday at his home in Northridge, Calif.

    Klugman won two Emmy awards for his portrayal of sloppy and careless...

  • Obituaries Oct. 4 - 25, 2012

    December 5, 2012 | 3:29 pm

    Linda Axelrod died Oct. 23 at 72. Survived by daughter Lori (Deo); sons Glenn, Guy; 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

    Bernard Barsky died Oct. 18 at 87. Survived by wife Marion; daughter Hadas Laureano; son Jeffrey; 2 grandchildren; niece Sheri Schrage. Mount Sinai

    Helen Bolsky died...

  • Obituaries Nov. 23-29

    November 20, 2012 | 12:25 pm

    Zafira Abravanel died Oct. 1 at 73. Survived by husband Sylvin; sons Isidore, Mario; brothers Dario (Sara), Isaac Cabon; sister Anita (Beto) Nachmias; 2 grandchildren. Hillside

    Marion Appleby died Sept. 30 at 78. Survived by daughters Sherry, Janice Lewis; sons Gary, Lee...

  • Lawrence J. Ramer, businessman and humanitarian, 84

    November 8, 2012 | 11:48 am

    Lawrence J. Ramer died at his home on Nov. 2 after a long battle with cancer. He was 84. 

    Born in Bayonne, N.J., on July 29, 1928, Ramer grew up in Hackensack, N.J. He graduated from Lafayette College with a bachelor’s degree in economics. While earning his MBA from Harvard...

  • Obituaries: Sept. 28 - Oct. 4, 2012

    September 27, 2012 | 9:58 am

    Shirley Leah Adler died June 20 at 92. Survived by daughters Elissa (Bruce) Fishman, Marsha Warnick, Janet (Lee) Karson, Rochelle (Jeff) Fishman; son Stephen (Yvette); 11 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Eden

    Hylda Bittman died Aug. 18 at 81. Survived by husband Henry;...

  • I remember Pete Steffens

    By  Tom Tugend

    September 19, 2012 | 11:10 pm

    Pete Steffens, journalist, teacher, political activist and champion swimmer, died on Aug. 23, at 87, in Nanaimo on Canada’s Vancouver Island, and I lost a friend of 60 years standing.

    Pete had the privilege, and the burden, of being the son of a very famous father, muckraker...

  • Obituaries: Sep. 14-20, 2012

    September 12, 2012 | 9:56 am

    Phillip Binen died Aug. 7 at 83. Survived by sons Jack, Perry; stepson Lawrence Bizzell. Hillside

    Joseph Borden died Aug. 11 at 93. Survived by wife Florine; daughters Deborah Goldstein, Marla (Jeffrey) Michaels; sons Scott, Jack (Debbie); 5 grandchildren. Hillside

    Ronni...

  • Obituaries: Sep. 7-13, 2012

    September 5, 2012 | 10:11 am

    Anita Roslyn Anshen died July 30 at 94. Survived by daughter Barbara; son Edward (Susanne); 1 grandchild; sister Gloria Leronan. Mount Sinai

    Gertrude Begun died July 27 at 61. Survived by husband Jeffrey; mother Pearl Garber; sister Marcy (Doug) Woodhull; brother Ron (Sue)...

  • Why the Wait?

    August 29, 2012 | 5:44 pm

    As bombs dropped over Germany, aerial photographer Arthur Oxenberg would lean out of a B-17 Flying Fortress with his camera to snap a photograph. His photos were a way the U.S. Army Air Forces could tell whether bombs hit their targets.

    Based in Italy, Oxenberg flew 62 combat...

  • A Celebration of Dad

    By Ellie Kahn

    August 29, 2012 | 5:29 pm

    I called my 94-year-old father in Ohio on July 9. I told him how much I loved him, that he was the most wonderful father ever, that I would miss him, and that it was OK for him to let go.

    All I could hear was his heavy breathing as the hospice nurse held the phone to his ear.

    ...
  • Obituraries: August 10-16

    August 8, 2012 | 1:46 pm

    Joseph Harold Bialick died June 23 at 90. Survived by wife Sylvia; daughter Shari (Harold Morris) Rosemblat; son Brian; former son-in-law Raphael Rosemblat; 1 grandchild. Home of Peace

    Annette Bloom died June 28 at 88. Survived by daughter Susan (Howard) Gilman; 2 grandchildren....

  • Rabbi Morris (Moshe) Rubinstein, 78

    August 1, 2012 | 12:25 pm

    Rabbi Morris (Moshe) Rubinstein, who served as rabbi of Valley Beth Israel in Sun Valley from 1972-2000, died July 24 at 78.

    Rubinstein received his bachelor’s degree at Yeshiva College in 1955, and a master’s degree in Hebrew Literature as well as rabbinic ordination at the Jewish...

  • Obituraries: August 3-9

    August 1, 2012 | 12:12 pm

    Alice Aller died June 20 at 94. Survived by daughter Michelle; son Barry. Malinow and Silverman

    Burton Barnett died June 20 at 82. Survived by daughters Ledeen, Keri Semmelman; sons Brad, Lyndon, Alan; 8 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman 

    June Chaitin...

  • Obituraries: July 27 - August 2

    July 25, 2012 | 10:39 am

    Ruth Ash died June 21 at 85. Survived by sons David (Peggy), Harold (Edythe); 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

    Ruth Avrick died June 14 at 88. Survived by husband Alan; daughter Joady (Bruce) Miller; sons Michael, William; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Hillside

    Cecelia Berman...

  • Obituraries: July 20-26

    July 18, 2012 | 3:17 pm

    Carol Abrams died June 3 at 69. Survived by husband Gerald; daughter Tracy (Jono) Rosen; son J.J. (Katie McGrath); 5 grandchildren; sister Joan (Stanford) Davidson. Hillside

    Gita Adler died May 29 at 73. Survived by husband Boris; daughters Sue (Roger) Marshall, Simone; son Jeff...

  • 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....

  • Dr. David Rimoin, pioneering geneticist, dies at 75

    By JewishJournal

    May 29, 2012 | 1:45 am

    Dr. David Rimoin, a pioneering physician and researcher in the field of medical genetics, died May 27, 2012 at the age of 75.

    Rimoin succumbed after a private battle with pancreatic cancer.

    Colleagues and friends, many of whom were not aware of his sudden diagnosis, reacted with...

  • Ruth Levy

    May 2, 2012 | 11:21 am

    Ruth (Rivka) Levy, nee Wallach, died last year on April 22, 2011, at age 88. A truly great soul, she is lovingly remembered on her first yahrzeit. 

    Ruth was a devoted wife to George, of blessed memory. She was a loving mother to Dr. Miriam Levy and her husband, Paul...

  • Mike Wallace’s reflections on being an American Jewish reporter in the Middle East

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    April 10, 2012 | 11:55 am

    Mike Wallace was a legendary journalist. Somehow, though, I missed that he was also Jewish.

    Wallace died over the weekend at 93. And in response to his death, The Jewish Journal republished an excerpt of the essay that Wallace wrote for “I Am Jewish: Personal Reflections Inspired by...

  • 'Mary Poppins,' 'Small World' composer dies at 86

    March 6, 2012 | 11:28 am

    Disney songwriter Robert Sherman, part of a team with brother Richard responsible for numerous film scores and children’s songs, died in London on Monday aged 86.

    He composed the popular tune featured in Disney theme parks, “It’s a Small World (After All),” as well as the score to...

  • John O. Varble, Brandeis-Bardin ranch manager dies at 83

    November 8, 2011 | 7:07 pm

    The legacy of John O. (Johnny) Varble, who died on Oct. 19 at 83 on the Brandeis-Bardin Campus of American Jewish University, will live on forever. Johnny was a dedicated and beloved member of the Brandeis-Bardin community for more than 40 years, leading the ranch staff, and...

  • Former Israeli lawmaker Hanan Porat dies

    October 4, 2011 | 11:27 am

    Hanan Porat, a former Israeli lawmaker and a leader of the Modern Orthodox movement, has died.

    Porat died Tuesday at his home in Kfar Etzion following a long battle with cancer. He was 67.

    He was a founder of Gush Emunim, which is committed to building West Bank settlements, and of...

  • Obituaries: Sept. 23-29, 2011

    September 20, 2011 | 7:24 pm

    Frances R. Anson died Sept. 6 at 89. Survived by daughter Wendy; sons Jeffrey (Honglin Liu), David (Renae Jacobs); 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

    Sonia Brandt died Sept. 1 at 100. Survived by daughters Susan, Louise Caplan; 4 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren. Hillside

    Shirley...

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