Sunday, July 13, 2014 Tammuz 15, 5774
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Marvin Demchick, a giant in Philadelphia Jewish communal leadership and a major regional financial figure whose positions included serving as chair of Radnor Trust, died April 13. He was 88. Mr. Demchick's many leadership positions were recognized innumerable times over the years: In 1985, he was honored with the Community Award of the then Federation of Jewish Agencies of Greater...
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Marge Dauber, 99, a local community activist and elementary schoolteacher, died March 29 at the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington in Rockville, Md., where she had lived since 2008. She was formerly a longtime Philadelphia area resident. Dauber was active in local politics, serving on the Democratic Committee of Cheltenham Township for more than 40 years. In 1991, she was...
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Justin Sacharoff, Jewish Exponent Feature
Chayale Fuhrman, famed star of Yiddish theater and advocate for the preservation of the Yiddish language, passed away from pneumonia on March 7 in San Jose, Calif., at age 91. She went by her family's stage surname, Ash, and grew up in Yiddish theater, where she began her acting career at age 6. Born in Kishinev, Bessarabia, in modern-day Moldova...
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Richard N. Smith, 83, a psychiatrist who maintained a private practice in child and adult psychiatry and psychoanalysis in Jenkintown for 30 years, died March 12. A graduate of Central High School, Smith received a scholarship to attend Swarthmore College where he graduated in 1950 with a bachelor's degree in zoology. He earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College...
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Justin Sacharoff, Jewish Exponent Feature
Arie Lipinsky, 62, who worked as a butcher and ran Main Line Kosher Meats for nearly 15 years, died in his sleep on Feb. 23 after a prolonged struggle with diabetes. The father of four, all born in Israel, as well as the son of survivors, Lipinsky was born in Lod and served in the Israel Defense Forces during the...
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