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  • Obituaries: Week of August 28, 2015

    4 days ago

    Philip Held died July 19 at 57. Survived by wife Silvia; daughter Dara; stepson Charles Nagin; stepdaughter Leslie Garcia; 4 grandchildren; sisters Linda Shabot, Ellen Gordon. Hillside

    Martin Hyson died July 22 at 95. Survived by daughter Marie (Robert) Stiles; son Steven; 2...

  • Gerald Bubis, communal service pioneer and peace activist, dies at 91

    By  Tom Tugend

    1 week ago

    Gerald B. Bubis, who pioneered and shaped the field of Jewish communal service and was a passionate champion of a progressive Israel, died Friday evening (Aug. 21) at his Los Angeles home. His death at 91 followed a series of lengthy illnesses.

    Funeral services will be held at...

  • Obituaries: Week of August 21, 2015

    2 weeks ago

    P. Burton Bauer died July 12 at 88. Survived by wife Marilyn; daughters Jodi (Bill) Twomey, Leslie (Ted) Senet; 6 grandchildren; 1 great-granddaughter; sister Muriel Sachel. Groman Eden

    Ivan Chapel died July 11 at 71. Survived by wife Judy; daughters Jennifer, Kerri (Cole) Young,...

  • Goldie Steinberg, reportedly the world’s oldest Jewish person, dies at 114

    2 weeks ago

    Goldie Steinberg, reportedly the world’s oldest known Jewish person, died at age 114.

    Steinberg, according to Chabad.org, the Chabad-Lubavitch movement’s news site, died Sunday at the Grandell Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Long Beach, New York. She was two months away from...

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  • Paul Goldenberg, ‘King of Big Screens’ and community philanthropist, 87

    2 weeks ago

    Paul Goldenberg, founder of Paul’s TV and widely recognized by his famous slogan, “I am the king!” died of natural causes on Aug. 13 at his La Habra home. 

    Born April 22, 1928, the Los Angeles native grew up with a strong passion for film, which would play a formative role in the...

  • Obituaries: Week of August 14, 2015

    3 weeks ago

    Solomon Alpert died July 7 at 99. Survived by daughters Nancy (Gregory) Francis, Ellen (Bruce) Mirovich; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

    Roslyn Benjamin died July 9 at 89. Survived by husband Melvin; daughters Cheryl (Mort) Kessler, Susan Spica; son Steven...

  • Obituaries: Week of August 7, 2015

    August 5, 2015 | 11:24 am

    Rosalyn Abrams died June 27 at 98. Survived by grandchildren Nadia (Jamie) Yuen, Damien Yuen. Groman Eden

    Sarah Matza Amira died June 27 at 95. Survived by daughters Genette A. (Kenneth) Simon, Marlene Betty (Larry) Hoffman, Rhonda Joyce Saldias; 4 grandchildren. Groman Eden

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  • Obituaries: Week of July 31, 2015

    July 29, 2015 | 9:45 am

    Irving Arouh died June 29 at 89. Survived by wife Doris; son Marc; daughter Leslee (Tim) Ahsing; 3 grandchildren. Hillside

    Albert Berg died June 26 at 92. Survived by sons Ronald, Alan (Marie); daughter Susan (Robin) Richardson; 8 grandchildren. Hillside

    Rabbi Ben Zion Bergman...

  • Samuel Pisar, Holocaust survivor who was adviser to JFK, dies

    July 28, 2015 | 10:48 am

    Samuel Pisar, a Holocaust survivor who went to become a lawyer and writer, as well as an adviser to President John F. Kennedy, has died.

    Pisar, 86, died Monday in New York, it was announced Tuesday.

    A native of Poland, Pisar spent time in several Nazi camps, including Majdanek,...

  • Obituaries: Week of July 17, 2015

    July 15, 2015 | 11:27 am

    Richard Botwin died June 5 at 83. Survived by brothers Marvin, Harvey (Harriet); 1 niece; 1 nephew. Mount Sinai

    Yana Lisetsky Castillo died June 9 at 32. Survived by husband Jose; mother Marina Lisetsky; father Vitaly Lisetsky; grandparents Edward Berlyant, Tamara Berlyant, Minda...

  • Janet Hadda, Yiddish professor, author and psychoanalyst, 69

    July 8, 2015 | 11:03 am

    Dr. Janet Ruth Hadda died in Los Angeles of metastatic cancer on June 23 at the age of 69. 

    Hadda was born Dec. 23, 1945, the daughter of refugees from Nazi Germany, George and Annemarie (Kohn) Hadda. Her grandfather, Siegmund Hadda, was the last director of the Jewish Hospital...

  • Obituaries: Week of July 10

    July 8, 2015 | 10:59 am

    Marvin C. Abrams died June 7 at 84. Survived by wife Shirley; son Hal (Jennifer Lowery); daughter Gale (Ron) Frankel; 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

    Edward Bader died June 9 at 89. Survived by wife Pearl; sons Mitchell, Bruce (Wendy); 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

    Gary Bernard...

  • Obituaries: Week of July 3, 2015

    July 1, 2015 | 10:56 am

    Elvin J. Abels died May 30 at 88. Survived by wife Edith; daughter Wendy (Douglas) Eisenberg; son Matthew; 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

    Rahmatollah Ahdoot died May 6 at 84. Survived by wife Toby; sons Leon (Lina), Simon (Maral), Albert (Elham); 9 grandchildren. Groman Eden

    Mata...

  • Obituaries: Week of June 26, 2015

    June 24, 2015 | 9:29 am

    Elvin J. Abels died May 30 at 88. Survived by wife Edith; daughter Wendy (Douglas) Eisenberg; son Matthew; 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

    Rahmatollah Ahdoot died May 6 at 84. Survived by wife Toby; sons Leon (Lina), Simon (Maral), Albert (Elham); 9 grandchildren. Groman Eden

    Mata...

  • Samuel Goldman: March 17, 1921 – June 10, 2015

    June 23, 2015 | 3:54 pm

    Sam Goldman - Founder and President of Executive Car Leasing Company, philanthropist and family patriarch - passed away peacefully on June 10th, 2015 at the age of 94. He leaves a legacy of notable accomplishment, uncommon integrity, and dedication to the service of others. To his...

  • Obituaries: Week of June 19th

    June 17, 2015 | 11:20 am

    Mashala Amona died May 9 at 82. Survived by wife Pourandokht Afra; daughters Sharouna Babadjouni, Rozita Kohanoff, Deborah; 6 grandchildren; brothers Asher Ram, Parviz, Khosraow, Sion, Jalal; sisters Maryam Eliav, Behjat Javaheri, Farangis Perez, Pari Emrani Amona; 19 nieces and...

  • Harvey Schechter, former ADL regional director, dies at 91

    May 27, 2015 | 11:19 am

    Harvey Bernard Schechter died peacefully at the Los Angeles Jewish Home in Reseda on May 23, 2015, at the age of 91. Harvey is survived by his wife of sixty years, Hope Schechter of Beverly Hills, his nephew Bruce Schechter of Sherman Oaks and many additional family members and...

  • Blues legend B.B. King dies at 89

    May 15, 2015 | 8:26 am

    Blues legend B.B. King, who took his music from rural juke joints to the mainstream and inspired a generation of guitarists from Eric Clapton to Stevie Ray Vaughan, has died in Las Vegas. He was 89.

    King, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986, had said in May he...

  • SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg, 47, dies at hotel gym

    May 4, 2015 | 12:00 pm

    SurveyMonkey Chief Executive Dave Goldberg died while exercising at a hotel gym in Mexico, a person close to the family said Monday.

    Goldberg, the spouse of Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, collapsed at the gym, and efforts to revive him there and at a...

  • Gunter Grass, Nobel Prize-winning author who served in Nazis’ Waffen-SS, dies

    April 13, 2015 | 9:31 am

    Gunter Grass, the Nobel Prize-winning German author who admitted in 2006 that he had served in the Nazis’ notorious Waffen-SS, has died.

    Grass died Monday in a hospital in the northern German city of Leubeck. He was 87.

    Grass wrote more than 30 plays and novels, as well as...

  • Obituaries: Week of April 10th

    April 8, 2015 | 10:47 am

    Lewis F. Blumberg died March 17 at 91. Survived by son David (Lisa); daughter Maria; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

    Paul Cohen died March 18 at 57. Survived by brother David (Kathy). Hillside

    Fortunate Dallal died March 15 at 84. Survived by sons Stanley, Greg (Diana Cardenas...

  • Bernice Tannenbaum, longtime Hadassah and Zionist leader, dies at 101

    April 7, 2015 | 9:36 am

    Bernice Tannenbaum, a former national president of Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America who earned the group’s highest honor for her legacy of contributions, has died.

    Tannenbaum, a former JTA vice president and national secretary, died Monday. She was 101.

    She...

  • Paul A. Rudnick; 81

    April 6, 2015 | 11:31 am

    Dr. Paul A. Rudnick, one of the areas' most prominent and beloved physicians, died April 1st at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles.  He had been ill a short time.

    Rudnick practiced internal medicine for many years with Geller, Rudnick, Bush & Bamberger, and earned a reputation...

  • Obituaries: Week of March 27th

    March 25, 2015 | 10:34 am

    Gennady Chernobylsky died March 6 at 58. Survived by wife Vera; son David Joseph. Mount Sinai

    David Cline died March 3 at 67. Survived by daughter Taryn (Raymond) Cline Bouwer; sons Adam, Bret, Matthew; 1 granddaughter; stepdaughter Nicole; stepsons Nathan, Aaron Miles; brothers...

  • Yehuda Avner, Ambassador and Advisor, Dies at 86

    By JewishJournal.com

    March 23, 2015 | 11:32 pm

    Yehuda Avner, a senior advisor and speechwriter to five Israeli prime ministers and an articulate chronicler of the Jewish state’s history, died March 24, 2015 in Jerusalem.

    Avner served as advisor to Israeli Prime Ministers Menachem Begin, Yitzhak Rabin and Shimon Peres, as...

  • Obituaries: Week of March 20th

    March 18, 2015 | 11:07 am

    Emily Lynn Alletto died Feb. 20 at 10. Survived by mother Jean Baum; father Peri (Kathleen); sister Sophia; grandfather Kurt (Ellen) Baum; grandmother Leah (Claus Wronker). Mount Sinai

    Jeffrey Birnbaum died Feb. 16 at 71. Survived by sisters Elinor (Peter) Hecht, Bonita Blazer....

  • Janice Silverman Rebibo, American-born Israeli poet, dies at 65

    March 16, 2015 | 11:21 am

    Janice Silverman Rebibo, an acclaimed American-born Israeli poet, has died.

    Rebibo, of Brookline, Mass., and Rehovot, Israel, died on March 11 following a yearlong battle with cancer. She was 65.

    She was known for her bold, vivid and often humorous poetic voice in English and...

  • Al Rosen, who hit homers and battled anti-Semitism, dies at 91

    March 16, 2015 | 8:36 am

    Al Rosen, a slugging Jewish third baseman for the Cleveland Indians and winner of the American League's Most Valuable Player award in 1953, died Saturday at age 91. He was an outstanding player whose career was cut short by injuries, who battled anti-Semitism among players and...

  • Obituaries: Week of March 13, 2015

    March 11, 2015 | 9:25 am

    Erna Belzberg died Feb. 10 at 89. Survived by sons Howard, Edward, Gary; sister Dora Rosenfeld; daughter-in-law Linda Rever; 3 grandchildren. Hillside

    Sharron Bergman died Feb. 10 at 78. Survived by sons David (Jeri), Carey (Rita); 6 grandchildren. Hillside

    Henry Bronet died...

  • Obituaries: Week of March 6, 2015

    March 4, 2015 | 10:24 am

    Elaine Sabath Amromin died Jan. 30 at 93. Survived by sons Joel (Ronnie), Richard Alan, Steven Edgar, James Gregory (Charito); daughter Barbara Jean (Edward) Miles; 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

    Ida Aronow died Jan. 31 at 87. Survived by daughters Linda,...

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