Sunday, January 25, 2015 Shevat 5, 5775
Luba Kadison Buloff, 99, an actress and leading lady in the Yiddish theater for more than 50 years, died May 4 at her home in Manhattan. Billed as Luba Kadison, she played starring roles in works by the great playwrights of Yiddish theater, including I.J. Singer and Sholem Asch. She often co-starred with her husband, Joseph Buloff, whom she met...
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Sholom Handelman, 71-year-old teacher, administrator and dean of student affairs at Gratz College, died May 3. He worked at Gratz for more than 25 years. Handelman also ran the basketball league at Gratz for many years. He was a member of Ner Zedek-Ezrath Israel-Beth Uziel. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania as well as a master's...
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Elliott Ross, 64, president of Elliott Ross & Associates - an executive and organization consulting firm - died April 8. He was a resident of Flourtown. Prior to forming the firm, Ross was senior vice president of Manchester, a large human-resources consulting firm. A graduate of Temple University - where he earned a bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree - Ross...
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Carolyn Sundheim Hirsch Wolff, 95, died April 1 in Sacramento, Calif. She was formerly of Philadelphia. A 1929 graduate of Germantown High School, Wolff completed the Philadelphia Normal School and art-appreciation classes at the Barnes Foundation. Wolff audited numerous collegiate and professional courses at regional colleges and universities, and created educational opportunities for scouting groups, primary grade organizations and adult...
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Marcia Lauter Obrasky Levin, 87, popular children's book author and creator of the Donna Parker series, died April 19 at her winter home on Siesta Key, Sarasota, Fla., after a long illness. Born and raised in West Philadelphia, Levin wrote seven volumes of the successful series, using the pen name Marcia Martin. The novels, published by a division of Random...
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