Friday, May 6, 2016 Nisan 28, 5776
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Marc Shapiro and Daniel Schere
Although her life was cut short, Neely Tal Snyder’s impact was felt in Baltimore’s Jewish community and beyond. The wife, mother of three daughters, advocate and educator died in a car crash Monday morning at the age of 37. “She felt so strongly about the things that were important to her,” said Autumn Sadovnik, a friend and colleague. “She really...
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Jon Marks | JE Staff
Not even her family knows if Barbara Albert truly appreciated how much she was loved, if she understood how great an impact she had on so many lives. The lives of her students, many of whom seriously wonder if they would have ever been able to succeed if not for her guidance, her encouragement, her kindness. The lives of her...
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Jon Marks | JE Feature
The legendary statistician passed away from long-term complications related to a January car accident.
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Joseph H. Levine, fourth-generation president of Joseph Levine & Sons Funeral Directors passed away Monday, June 29, of pancreatic cancer. He was surrounded by his children at his residence in Bala Cynwyd. For five decades, he served the Greater Philadelphia Jewish community. In June of 1979, at the death of his father’s partner Bill McKenna, Levine’s was located at only...
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Marissa Stern | JE Staff
Ralph Roberts, founder of media giant Comcast Corp., passed away June 18. The media titan and longtime Philadelphian was 95. His legacy began in 1963 when Roberts bought a 1,200-subscriber television system in Tupelo, Miss., an event which ultimately led to the creation of Comcast. Today, the conglomerate, which also owns NBC/Universal, reaches more than 27.2 million subscribers. Roberts was...
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