Saturday, July 12, 2014 Tammuz 14, 5774
Morris Sidewater, 98, a Philadelphia native and longtime resident of Hollywood, Fla., died on June 2. Sidewater, who was known to friends and family as "Moe," was the founder and retired CEO of Charming Shoppes, Inc., the national retailer of women's apparel. Sidewater's career as a businessman and entrepreneur spanned six decades. A graduate of West Philadelphia High School, he...
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Arnold R. Ginsburg, 94, a Philadelphia attorney and local and national Jewish communal leader, died June 24 at his Center City home. Born in Philadelphia, Ginsburg was honored in June 2010 as the longest practicing lawyer in Philadelphia by the Philadelphia Bar Association, where he'd held many committee positions over the years. Ginsburg was a graduate of Central High School...
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Rudolph Raphelson, 98, a retired manager with the Pennsylvania Bureau of Employment Security, died June 13 at the Broomall Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. A native of West Philadelphia, Raphelson graduated from Overbrook High School and the Philadelphia Normal School. He served in the Army Air Forces during World War II, and was commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7390...
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B. Franklin Diamond, 69, head of Abington Neurological Associates, died May 17 at Abington Memorial Hospital. Diamond was born in Brooklyn and grew up in Merrick, N.Y. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania in 1963, he attended the University of Pittsburgh Medical School with a specialty in neurology. He completed his neurology residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine...
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Tickets are now on sale for Federation's Jewish Heritage Night at the Philadelphia Phillies, scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 18, 7:05 p.m., at Citizen's Bank Park. Tickets are just $28 per person at the Terrace Deck level (sections 412-429) and are available through www.jewishphilly.org . Net proceeds from tickets sold through this special offer will benefit the Jewish community through Federation...
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