Tuesday, February 9, 2016 Shevat 30, 5776
Noah Yucht, 92, a native of Poland who joined the Soviet Army during World War II to battle fascism, died Sept. 18. His was a circuitous route that led him to Philadelphia in 1951, traveling from Poland, to which he had returned in 1944, to Paris to Belgium. In Philadelphia, he was a union shop foreman, later opening a bridal...
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Stuart D. Appel, a prominent landscape architect and licensed planner whose work as president and managing principal of Wells Appel was acknowledged for its groundbreaking artistry and integration of history and purpose — symbolized by the just dedicated memorial to 9/11 he designed for the city — died Sept. 20 of a heart attack while biking in Maryland. The Elkins...
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Myles H. Tanenbaum, 82, a man who held court in fields as diverse as mall development, synagogue construction and building a springtime football team for Philadelphia, died Aug. 31 at the Quadrangle in Haverford, battling Alzheimer’s disease. A graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Penn­sylvania, as well as Penn law school, the Gladwyne resident made his mark...
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Ari and Sari Horowitz, both 51, formerly of Phila­delphia, were struck and killed — and their son Ami, 27, was seriously injured but is recovering — when a reportedly careening car struck them as they left Shab­bat services on Sept. 15 at Young Israel of East Bruns­wick, N.J., where Ari had served as president from 2005 to 2007. Another couple...
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Lazar Kleit, who worked his way up from an administrative assistant position in 1967 at the Philadelphia Com­mission on Human Relations to the lead role of executive director in 2001, died Sept. 17 at the age of 67. A graduate of Temple University and a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun, Kleit, who retired from the Phila­delphia Human Relations Commission in...
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