November 17, 2018

Obituaries

Sol Liber, one of the last known members of the Jewish resistance during the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, died on March 21.
Mitzi Shore, who for decades ran The Comedy Store, the legendary club on the Sunset Strip, died on April 11 following a long battle...
Sol Liber, one of the last known members of the Jewish resistance during the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, died on March 21.
Judge Stephen Reinhardt, dubbed the “liberal lion” of American jurisprudence and as outspoken on Jewish as on legal issues,
Carrie Beth Lutin-Scott died early on March 14 as the sun was rising over the canyon outside her Pacific Palisades home,
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,
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