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Obituaries

Ira P. Tiger, 76, Antitrust Attorney

Ira P. Tiger, 76, an attorney, died June 2 at Abington Hospice at Warminster. He was a resident of Elkins Park.Tiger was partner at...

Seymour Friedman, 90, Decorated War Honoree

Seymour Friedman, 90, a decorated World War II B-24 co-pilot, died June 7 in Willow Grove, Pa.Raised in West Philadelphia, he attended Overbrook High...
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Richard N. Smith, 83, Psychiatrist

Richard N. Smith, 83, a psychiatrist who maintained a private practice in child and adult psychiatry and psychoanalysis in Jenkintown for 30 years, died...
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Chayale Fuhrman, Mainstay of the Yiddish Stage, Dies at 91

Chayale Fuhrman, famed star of Yiddish theater and advocate for the preservation of the Yiddish language, passed away from pneumonia on March 7 in...

Elan Steinberg, ‘Great Activist,’ Dies at 59

Statements of profound respect quickly poured in for Elan Steinberg, former executive director of the World Jewish Congress, who died April 6 of complications...
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Harriet Berger, 94, Union, Political Activist, Professor

Harriet Berger, a union organizer, political activist and university professor, died May 4 at the age of 94. The former Harriet Fleisher, she graduated...
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Stuart Wurtman, 70, Attorney, Soviet Jewry Activist

Stuart Wurtman, an attorney who served as co-chairman of the Philadelphia Soviet Jewry Council in the mid-1970s, died in Jerusalem on April 16 at...
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Ann Spain, 67, Proud ‘Lion of Judah’

Ann Spain, a longtime Jewish communal leader, died June 21 after a long illness. She was 67. Spain was a member of the Jewish...
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Irene Wolensky, 93, Military Captain and WAVE, Dies

Capt. Irene Wolensky, USNR (ret), 93, of Haverford, Pa., died June 22. Wolensky was raised in South Philadelphia, although she spent most of her...
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Remembering an Icon

As a young father, Rabbi J. Harold Romirowsky used to buy day-old goods from the local bakeries and secretly leave them at the doors...