Comedian used his depression and alcoholism as his subject matter.
He parlayed his neurotic Jewish personality and self-deprecating humor into a 50-year career as a standup and actor.
She left this world as she lived in it, unafraid and resolute and practical and also with a keen sense of loss and appreciation for the sweetness she was leaving behind.
Simply put, we remember these Jewish television luminaries with enduring respect and appreciation.
A Light to Illuminate the Darkness: A Personal Reflection on the Legacy of Rabbi David Ellenson, Z”L
May his memory be a blessing for generations to come and may the majesty of his teachings guide all who follow in his path.
Upon reflection, as we mourn his sudden passing, Rabbi Dr. David Ellenson (1947-2023) was always in conversation.
“He was a visionary, and a brilliant man,” the attorney and Harvard Law School professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz told JNS of his longtime friend.
David Lehrer, Longtime Los Angeles Jewish Community Leader and Civil and Human Rights Advocate, Dies at 75
He had recently celebrated his 75th birthday.
Rabbi Malka Mittelman, a remarkable woman whose light touched the lives of many, passed away on Yom Kippur, September 25, 2023.
He was a prominent entertainment executive and radiant pillar of the Los Angeles Jewish Community