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Obituaries

Rabbi Joseph Bronner, 97, Leader in Los Angeles and South Africa

Rabbi Joseph Bronner, a distinguished teacher and community leader, died at the age of 97 last month. For many years, Rabbi Bronner taught a weekly...

Rabbi Allen I. Freehling, 88

Rabbi Allen I. Freehling, a giant in the Jewish community and a champion of human and civil rights passed away peacefully on January 6,...

Gertrude Ann Fox, 92

She was a wonderful spouse, mother, friend and community member.

Holocaust Survivor Freda Gleitman Goldstein, 94

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother Freda Gleitman Goldstein, born Freda Weinstock, passed away on January 8, 2020 from complications related to Covid-19.

Obituaries: January 7, 2021

Jack Adelstein died Dec. 27 at 84. Survived by wife Natalie; daughter Cheryl; sons Martin, Gary; 7 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; brother Harvey. Hillside Juliana Aslan...

Obituaries: December 2, 2020

Updated 01/05/2021 Vilma Aarons died Oct. 27 at 83. Survived by husband Julius; daughters Ashley, Allison Stridh; sons Marc (Sam), Abba (Chubi); 4 grandchildren. Malinow...

Remembering Dr. Sharon Gillerman

We mourn the untimely death, on Nov 20th, of our beloved friend, teacher and colleague, Dr. Sharon Gillerman, scholar of modern European Jewish history...

Obituaries: Oct. 23, 2020

Pauline Abrahams died Oct. 20 at 83. Survived by daughter Lynne; sons Keith, Mark, Alan; brothers Clive, Marc. Hillside Janet Arenberg died Oct. 21 at...

Obituaries: Oct. 16, 2020

Eugene W. Berk died Sept. 25 at 90. Survived by nieces Pam, Karen; nephews Damian, Scott. Neptune Society William Bernstein died Oct. 7 at 87. Survived by...

Obituaries: Oct. 2, 2020

Shirley Bemel died Sept. 24 at 95. Survived by daughters Terrie (Richard), Cyndi (Ross); Rodger (Babs); 6 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; brother Arnold Kupetz (Victoria)....

Obituaries: Sept. 25, 2020

Annette Barnett died Sept. 3 at 94. Survived by daughters Wendy (Sid) Engel, Laurell (James Kelty); 1 grandchild; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai Faye Finegood Delson died March...

Obituaries: Sept. 18, 2020

Lilla Aftergood died Sept. 3 at 95. Survived by daughter Annette (Mel) Gottlieb; sons Steven (Kimberly), David (Sara); 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai Rachel Barzilai died...

Obituaries: Sept. 4, 2020

Annette Pensick Ades died Aug. 12 at 95. Survived by sons Steven (Laurie Levit), Andrew (Virginia Chesney), Robert (Naomi Guth); 5 grandchildren. Hillside Helen Arkawy...

Arnold Spielberg, Father of Steven Spielberg, 103

Arnold Spielberg, the father of Oscar-winning director and producer Steven Spielberg, died Aug. 25 at 103. Amblin Entertainment, the film and television company led...

Broadcaster and Activist Phil Blazer Dies at 76

Phil Blazer, creator and host of award-winning Jewish radio and television programs and pro-Israel activist, died Aug. 25 in Burbank. He was 76.

Media Mogul Sumner Redstone, 97

Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images Sumner Redstone, whose relentless drive saw him become the head of a media empire valued at $80 billion at...

Remembering the Great Rav Adin

I was supposed to go to Dad’s grave in Tzfat, Israel, on Aug. 7 because it was my biological mother’s 43rd yahrzeit. I figured...

Obituaries: Aug. 14, 2020

Renee Algazy died July 21 at 84. Survived by daughters Diane “Dina” (Jeremy) Stuhl, Laura Jane Lewis; son Mark (Tina); 5 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild....

The Life and Legacy of Torah Scholar and Prolific Author Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz

Steinsaltz was perhaps best known for his groundbreaking commentary of the  Babylonian Talmud, which is credited with making the ancient Jewish texts more accessible.

Adin Steinsaltz, Acclaimed Scholar Who Made the Talmud More Accessible, Dies at 83

(JTA) — Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinzaltz, the acclaimed scholar whose landmark translation of the Talmud enabled a vast readership to access one of Judaism’s...

Obituaries: Aug. 7, 2020

Maureen Altman died July 15 at 72. Survived by brother Ross. Hillside Mae Augarten died July 7 at 96. Survived by daughter Lori; sons Lee,...

Philanthropist Anne Bernstein, 105

Anne Bernstein, matriarch of one of the founding families of the Los Angeles Orthodox community, died on June 17. She was 105.

Philanthropist Marjorie Platt, 98

Longtime Los Angeles philanthropist Marjorie Platt died July 11 of complications from COVID-19. She was 98. 

Maurice Solomon, the ‘Deli King,’ 81

Known to many as the Deli King, he could be found behind the deli counter almost every day of his adult life before retiring in 2018 at age 79.

Obituaries: July 17, 2020

Ethel Abel died June 28 at 90. Survived by daughter Shelley; 2 grandchildren. Hillside Candace Ilene Albert died June 21 at 74. Survived by husband...

Obituaries: June 10, 2020

Thom Avner died June 19 at 93. Survived by wife Carol; sons Mark (Stacey), Craig. Hillside Jack Azoff died May 28 at 95. Survived by...

Jewish Comedy Icon Carl Reiner Dies at 98

TV legend Carl Reiner, the Emmy-winning writer, producer, director and actor who created “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” has died at 98. He passed...

Obituaries: June 26, 2020

Marvin Berman died May 9 at 90. Survived by wife Cookie Wapner-Berman; daughter Deidre (Michael) Karp; son Joel; brother Bernard (Toby). Chevra Kadisha Norman Bernstein...

Joel Schumacher, Director of ‘St. Elmo’s Fire’ Dies at 80

Joel Schumacher, director of “St. Elmo’s Fire,” “The Lost Boys,” “Falling Down,” and two Batman franchise movies, has died at age 80 after a...

Eva Konrad Hawkins, Holocaust Survivor Who Designed Underwater Museum Exhibits, Dies at 90

Against daunting odds, both historical and political, Eva Konrad Hawkins fulfilled her dream of becoming a scientist.

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