September 21, 2018

Obituaries

Beloved local Jewish educator Emil (Uzi) Jacoby died on Feb. 15 in Los Angeles. He was 94. Jacoby was born on Nov. 30, 1923, in Cop,
A little over a month ago, my father, Abraham Haimoff, lost his battle with cancer at the age of 73. My father had a strong love of...
The music blared as friends and family gathered around to welcome my bride and me. As we walked from the yichud room to the social hall...
Ruth Ziegler, for decades a leading philanthropist supporting Jewish institutions in the United States and Israel, died of...
Rabbi David Grossman, one of the Los Angeles Jewish community’s best-known and longest-serving Torah teachers, was killed in an auto...
Two years ago I was standing in synagogue, saying the Shacharit Amidah, when I saw an old man being wheeled in on the other side of...
Rabbi Isaiah Zeldin, a Reform Judaism leader who founded and guided Stephen Wise Temple from modest beginnings to one of the world’s...
Joe Frank, the acclaimed radio host and producer who created darkly comedic and philosophical narratives, died on...
“From the moment I arrived in Israel, I hated the people who forced me to speak Hebrew,” wrote Aharon Appelfeld in his memoir,
Hilda Eisen, who with her late husband, Harry, ran led the Lodzer Organization of Southern California for 25 years, died on Nov. 22. She was 100.
Two generations of students at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America (JTS) are mourning the passing on Nov. 24 of a challenging and beloved teacher,
Condé Nast publishing magnate S.I. Newhouse Jr., who with his younger brother inherited a media empire from their father, died Oct. 1 in Manhattan.
Mitchell Flint, fighter pilot who flew combat missions for the United States in World War II and for Israel in its War of Independence in 1948, died at 94.
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