Sunday, November 23, 2014 Kislev 1, 5775
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Stefan Presser, 52, who in his 19 years as legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania used the courts to protect a wide array of clients and civil rights - from challenging police racial profiling of drivers on the New Jersey Turnpike to advocating for the well-being of foster-care children in Philadelphia - died on Oct. 6...
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Zara Myers, JE Feature
Dalck Feith, 91, a Philadelphia philanthropist, community leader and businessman, died on Oct. 16 at his Elkins Park home, where he had lived for 53 years. Born in Poland, Feith joined Menachem Begin's Betar movement in the early 1930s, according to his son Donald. "My dad wanted to move to Israel, but couldn't get in because of the British quotas...
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Frieda Schreiber Herskovitz, who practiced family and individual therapy for more than 30 years, died Sept. 26. She was a graduate of Bryn Mawr College, where she earned a master's degree in psychology, and then earned an Ed.D. in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. Herskovitz is survived by sons Richard Herskovitz, Barton Herskovitz and Marshall Herskovitz; sister Marciene Mattleman;...
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A. Edward "Eddie" Bayuk, 98, an executive in the family business, the Bayuk Cigar Company, which was known for its Phillies and Garcia Vega cigar brands, died Oct. 2 at his home in Huntingdon Valley. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Bayuk served as an Army captain in the Intelligence Corps during World War II. He was stationed in...
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Avi Frier, Florida Jewish News
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. "Elizabeth Nicole Jacobson, 21, loved SpongeBob Squarepants, craved the smell of cut grass, and wanted to have two children named Hunter and Austin." So begins the Palm Beach Post obituary for the first female U.S. airman killed in the line of duty in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. According to a news release from Goodfellow Air Force Base,...
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