Thursday, July 24, 2014 Tammuz 26, 5774
Florence Joan Gilbert, 92, who served as director of volunteers at Hahnemann Hospital in Philadelphia for 15 years, died May 9. The former Florence Sack, she was dedicated to Jewish causes throughout her life. Gilbert was one of the founders of the Yeadon Jewish Community Center Synagogue. She also started the youth groups at the synagogue. For a decade following...
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Alexander Tobin, 84, who oversaw a program that introduced minority students to the discipline of engineering, died of a heart attack April 26 at his home in Dresher. Tobin was one of the founders in 1985 of the Philadelphia Regional Introduction for Minorities to Engineering, or PRIME, an organization created for the purpose of identifying, encouraging, preparing and graduating minority...
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Eugene Hindin, 89, an engineering executive and inventor, died April 23 at his home in Narberth. Hindin was born July 14, 1921, in the Strawberry Mansion section of Philadelphia, to a family of Russian Jewish immigrants. He began working odd jobs to help support his family from the age of 9, after his father died. With assistance from the White-Williams...
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Sydney P. Nemiroff, 84, a public-relations director, died April 18. His wife, Carolyn Wartell Nemiroff, 78, a preschool educator, died April 23. Sydney Nemiroff grew up in Philadelphia. He spent his childhood in Strawberry Mansion and attended Central High School. He served in the Navy during World War II as a Sea Bee and then attended Temple University, where he...
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Jewish Telegraphic Agency
JERUSALEM Moshe Landau, the Israeli Supreme Court justice who presided over the trial of Adolph Eichmann 50 years ago, died Sunday, on the eve of the country's Holocaust Remembrance Day, at the age of 99. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said of Landau, who remained a key player in historic Israeli events for decades after the Eichmann trial, that "the...
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