Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Tammuz 13, 5775
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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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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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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Alvin "Vene" Gutman, 93, a business executive and community leader, died April 22 at his home in Lafayette Hill. Gutman graduated from Friends Select School and Dartmouth College. Upon graduation, he joined his father in the textile industry. He was president, and later, chairman, of Pressman Gutman Company, a major textile converter, for more than 50 years. He was honored...
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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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