"I'm having trouble with the past tense,” Rabbi Uri Herscher said as he began his eulogy for his close friend Rabbi Harold Schulweis, who died on Dec. 18 at 89. With about 1,500 mourners looking on in the main sanctuary of Valley Beth Shalom (VBS), the synagogue Schulweis led for...
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Barbara Sue Allen died Nov. 23 at 69. Survived by friends Douglas (Ronnie) Cohen, Larry Lederman, Diane Mink. Mount Sinai
Ralph Altabet died Dec. 8 at 90. Survived by wife Sally; sons Michael, Keith (Laura) Small; daughters Susan (Steven) Altabet-Dydo, Karen (Michael)...
December 10, 2014 | 10:56 am
Edith Artof died Nov. 29 at 94. Survived by son Paul (Susan); daughter Marlene (Ed) Ruden; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai
Anne Bernatan died Nov. 30 at 76. Survived by husband Joseph; son Darin (Robin) Flannes; daughter Stacey Flannes; sister Irene (Joseph)...
December 3, 2014 | 9:47 am
Gertrude Bird died Nov. 16 at 93. Survived by sons Robert, Steve; 3 grandchildren; sister Barrie Levy. Hillside
Eleanor Boxer died Nov. 10 at 91. Survived by daughter Laurie; son Jeffrey; sister Marilyn (Irwin). Groman Eden
Jack Burkenheim died Nov. 21 at 95. Survived by...
November 19, 2014 | 11:27 am
Craig Aaronson died Oct. 29 at 49. Survived by wife Britt; son Rayce; daughter Eisley; father Anthony; mother Madeline; brothers Spencer, Evan (Lillian); stepbrothers David Benveniste, Bobby Benveniste; stepsister Alexis (Bret) Benveniste; mother-in-laws Joni Soble; father-in-law...
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Dolores Adelman died Oct. 11 at 79. Survived by husband Jerome; daughter Susan (Michael) Frydrych; son Ronald (Rhonda); 5 grandchildren; sister Lillian Binder; brother Robert Campagna. Mount Sinai
Dee Behrman died Oct. 9 at 70. Survived by husband Charles; daughter Laura...
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Sonia Abrams died Sept. 24 at 95. Survived by daughter Barbara (Charles) Kimelman; sister Helen (Maury) Goosenberg; 2 grandsons. Groman Eden
Andrew Bajor died Sept. 28 at 82. Survived by wife Barbara; daughters Lydia (Jeff) Smith, Renee; stepsons Marc Tushnet, Joel Tushnet;...
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Lucy Abramowitz died Sept. 13 at 65. Survived by sons Robert (Cara), Ilan (Doraida); daughter Tamar; 2 grandchildren; former husband Alex. Mount Sinai
Solana Renee Azus died Sept. 17 at 28. Survived by mother Vivian; father Mitchell; sister Allegra (Jordan) Rouss; 1 niece. Groman...
October 1, 2014 | 9:38 am
Cary Gordon Brooks died Aug. 31 at 71. Survived by wife Rena; son James (Amber); daughters Kelly (Oscar), Alicia, Suzie (Peter); 4 grandchildren; brother Roger; 2 nieces. Groman Eden
Grace R. Brothers died Aug. 30 at 88. Survived by daughter Carolyn; brother Clarence Ablow. Mount...
September 23, 2014 | 9:19 am
Erin Williams Hyman: Erin Williams Hyman, incomparable and beloved wife, daughter, mother, sister and friend, died on Sept. 18 in her home surrounded by her family. Erin lived and loved fully and will always be in our hearts. She is survived by her husband, Rabbi Micah Hyman; her...
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Ingrid Arndt died Aug. 17 at 93. Survived by daughter Carolyn (Tracey) Wood; 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai
Evelyn Azar died Aug. 16 at 86. Survived by daughters Deborah (Sam) Gilksman; Terry (Steve Schulman); 3 grandchildren. Hillside
Evelyn Berke died Aug. 21 at 89. Survived by...
August 20, 2014 | 10:00 am
Dr. José Nessim, a beloved family man, respected physician and transformative Jewish leader, died peacefully in his home on Shabbat, July 26, surrounded by his loving family, at the age of 91.
Born in Asuncion, Paraguay, on Oct. 28, 1922, the young Nessim came to the United...
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Menahem Golan, a pioneer of Israeli cinema who made a splash in Hollywood with B-movie action flicks in the 1980s, died on Aug. 8. He was 85.
The producer and director was on an evening stroll with relatives when he collapsed not far from his home in Jaffa and died despite...
August 7, 2014 | 2:51 pm
Dr. Jesse Steinfeld, who fought vigorously as surgeon general to warn the public of the dangers of smoking, has died.
Steinfeld, who served in the post from 1969 until President Richard Nixon forced his resignation in 1973, died Tuesday in Pomona, Calif., from complications...
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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...
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...
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...
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...