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Obituaries

Obituaries: Week of June 24, 2016

Gloria Averbook died May 23 at 87. Survived by daughter Lorene; sons Allen (Emily), Bruce; 5 grandchildren. Hillside\n\n

Irving Moskowitz, pro-settler American Jewish philanthropist, dies at 88

Dr. Irving Moskowitz, an American Jewish philanthropist who stirred controversy by donating millions of dollars to Jewish settlement efforts in the West Bank and eastern Jerusalem, has died at 88.

Obituaries: Week of June 17, 2016

Eunice Bagel died May 7 at 93. Survived by sons Ronald (Margaret O’Brian), Richard; daughter Joy (Tim) Singletary; 3 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

Len Hill, partner in real estate development firm, 68

Len Hill, a partner for 16 1/2 years in Linear City Development, an urban-centric real estate group, died June 7. He was 68.

Mell Lazarus, ‘Momma’ and ‘Miss Peach’ cartoonist, 89

Brooklyn-born cartoonist Mell (Melvin) Lazarus, known for his syndicated comic strips “Momma” and “Miss Peach,” died May 24 in his Los Angeles home. He was 89.

Obituaries: Week of May 27, 2016

Jerrold Asher died April 29 at 88. Survived by daughters Patricia (Chris) Barbieri; son Mark (Sandra); stepdaughters Arnea Alcon-McCarthy, Jodye Kirshman; 2 grandchildren; former wife Marsha. Mount Sinai

Morley Safer, ’60 Minutes’ newsman, dies at 84

Morley Safer, a “60 Minutes” correspondent for 46 years who as a reporter helped turn American public opinion against the Vietnam War with his coverage showing U.S. atrocities, died Thursday.

Solomon Golomb, USC Professor, digital communications pioneer, 83

Solomon Wolf Golomb, decorated mathematician and distinguished electrical engineering professor at USC, died at his home May 1. He was 83.

Obituaries: Week of May 20, 2016

Florence Adler died March 9. Survived by daughters Libby (Paul) Hollombe, Jane (Jack) Zuckerman; 2 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman

Obituaries: Week of May 13, 2016

Ruth Bello died April 5 at 92. Survived by brother David Goldstein; niece Linda. Mount Sinai

Sam Berman, social service leader, 93

Samuel Berman, former executive director of Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services in Los Angeles, died in Reseda last month. He was 93.

Larry Neinstein: An appreciation

If Dr. Lawrence S. Neinstein’s life had a theme song, it was “Forever Young.”

Obituaries: Week of April 29, 2016

Estelle Allen died March 27 at 85. Survived by daughters Cathy (Lou) Gerrard, Lori (Carl) Kent; son Robert (Cameron); 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Martin Gray, author of best-selling Holocaust memoir, dies at 93

Martin Gray, a Polish-born Holocaust survivor whose memoir about his experiences during World War II inspired a successful TV miniseries, has died at 93.

Prince, music superstar, dies at 57

U.S. music superstar Prince, whose hits included \"Purple Rain\" and \"Kiss,\" was found unresponsive on Thursday at his Minnesota home and was later declared dead, his publicist said. He was 57.

Ronit Elkabetz, actress and filmmaker, dies at 51

Ronit Elkabetz, one of the great luminaries of the Israeli film industry, died Tuesday morning after a private battle with cancer. She was 51.

Ronit Elkabetz, actress, director, cultural ambassador, dies at 51

Ronit Elkabetz, one of Israel’s most admired and influential actresses, died April 19 after a private battle with cancer. She was 51.

Obituaries: Week of April 15, 2016

Mendel Alpert died March 2 at 98. Survived by son Van (Nancy); daughter Susan (Richard) Williamson; 4 grandchildren; sister Miriam Bier. Mount Sinai

Steven Feuer, 50

Feuer, Steven: April 13, 1965-April 8, 2016

Eulogy for Margie Pressman

Marjorie Pressman eulogy

Steven B. Sample, Former President of USC, 75

Steven B. Sample, who served as president of the University of Southern California for nearly two decades, died March 29 at 75.

Obituaries: Week of April 8, 2016

Shirley Benjamin died Feb. 29 at 94. Survived by sisters Ruth Savin, Pauline Einstein; 3 nephews; 4 nieces. Mount Sinai

Marjorie Pressman, rebbetzin and philanthropist, 94

Marjorie Pressman, a notable communal leader and rebbetzin par excellence of Temple Beth Am in Los Angeles, where her husband, Rabbi Jacob Pressman, served as rabbi from 1950-1985, died at home April 4 after a period of declining health. She was 94.

Obituaries: Week of March 25, 2016

Edward Irwin Argow died Feb. 9 at 87. Survived by wife Renee; son Peter (Kristen) Argow-Kearney; daughters Janice (Steve) Senit, Abbie (Ira) Korman, Karen...

Obituaries: Week of March 18, 2016

Charlotte Alber died Feb. 7 at 101. Survived by son Irwin (Lana); 3 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; sister Dorothy Decker; 1 niece. Mount Sinai\n

Obituaries: Week of March 11, 2016

Myra H. Abramson died Feb. 5 at 90. Survived by daughters Nancy (Steven Weinstock) Schwartz-Weinstock, Susan Soffer; 5 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; sister Frances Young. Mount Sinai

Alfred E. Mann, Jewish philanthropist, medical device-maker, 90

Alfred E. Mann, a pioneer in biotechnology and medical devices, died Feb. 25 in Las Vegas of natural causes. He was 90.

Mark Turenshine, NBA star, Life Alert general manager, 71

Mark Turenshine, a former NBA star who also was one of Israel’s top basketball players, died on Feb. 26. He was 71.

Bram Goldsmith, businessman and philanthropist, 93

Prominent Los Angeles businessman and philanthropist Bram Goldsmith, who served as board chairman and CEO of City National Bank and City National Corp. for two decades, died on Sunday, Feb. 28, at his home in Beverly Hills. He was 93.

Brian Hendler, award-winning photographer, dies

Award-winning photographer Brian Hendler, who served for many years as JTA’s staff photographer in Israel, has died.

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