Saturday, August 2, 2014 Av 6, 5774
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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Alan Rubin, 87, a nationally-known obstetrician and gynecologist, died at his Center City home on May 16. A busy clinician for almost 40 years, Rubin was also a prolific contributor to medical research in his field. He is best known as the developer of the now-standard Rubin Maneuver, a technique for facilitating a difficult childbirth that has saved countless infants...
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Henrietta Fine, 94, a volunteer for more than 30 years with the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau, died May 16. The former Henrietta Cohen, she was a resident at Pauls Run Retirement Community. Fine began volunteering in 1972 at the information desk at the bureau's visitor center at 16th and JFK Blvd. Before 1972, she was a Red Cross "Gray...
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