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  • Henry Waxman to retire from Congress after 40 years

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    January 30, 2014 | 10:30 am

    Rep. Henry Waxman (D – Beverly Hills), who was first elected to Congress in 1974 in a post-Watergate wave of fresh candidates, announced on Thursday morning that he will not seek reelection in the fall and will retire from Congress at the end of this year.

    In a statement, Waxman...

  • Stern stepping down as NBA chief in ‘14, Silver tapped as successor

    October 25, 2012 | 2:08 pm

    David Stern, the commissioner of the National Basketball Association, said he will be retiring in 2014 after 30 years in the position.

    Stern, 70, announced Thursday that he will retire on Feb. 1, 2014 -- 30 years to the day since he was appointed to his post. Stern began working...

  • Sinai Akiba teacher retiring after 46 years, will travel to Israel

    August 1, 2012 | 1:29 pm

    After 46 years of teaching Hebrew at Sinai Akiba Academy, Rivka Shaked is retiring to spend more time in Israel. She will embark on her first extended visit at the end of this summer to celebrate the High Holy Days in Israel for the first time since her youth.

    “Rivka is the...

  • Hordes, Shinbaum leaving ADL

    October 18, 2010 | 2:37 pm

    Two veteran senior staffers for the Anti-Defamation League are retiring.

    Jess Hordes, the director of the Jewish civil rights group’s Washington office, and Myrna Shinbaum, the organization’s top spokeswoman, both announced their retirement last week.

    Hordes started working with...

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  • Tamir Goodman, ‘the Jewish Jordan,’ is retiring

    September 10, 2009 | 3:45 pm

    Tamir Goodman, the former high school phenom once known as the “Jewish Jordan,” will announce his retirement from pro basketball.

    The first Orthodox Jewish player to professionally in Israel and for a brief stint in the United States, Goodman will make the announcement Wednesday...

  • Q & A With Ismar Schorsch

    By Amy Klein

    December 1, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Dr. Ismar Schorsch, chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) in New York, will retire in June. In that role, he has been informally considered the closest thing that the Conservative movement has to a leader. Schorsch, 70, met with The Journal to assess his two decades...