Thursday, October 2, 2014 Tishri 8, 5775
Retired Company President Sheldon Scharfberg, 75, the founder and president of Scharfberg & Associates, died Aug. 22 at Delray Medical Center in Delray Beach, Fla. He was formerly of Elkins Park. Scharfberg, who retired 10 years ago from the advertising and marketing firm in Jenkintown, had previously been advertising manager for the Raymond Rosen Appliance Corp. in Philadelphia. He attended...
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Aron J. Katsenelinboigen, 77, longtime senior fellow of the Foreign Policy Research Institute, died July 30. Born in Ukraine in 1927, Katsenelinboigen immigrated to the United States in 1973. In the Soviet Union, he was head of the Department of Complex Systems, Central Economic-Mathematical Institute, USSR Academy of Sciences. When he came to the United States, he became a professor...
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Jacob M. Weiner, 86, whose daily column about South Jersey life earned him five consecutive awards, died Sept. 3 at the Jewish Geriatric Home in Cherry Hill, N.J. Weiner, who earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from Temple University, started as a reporter for the Camden Evening Courier and Morning Post (now the Courier-Post). His award-winning column, "Life Hereabouts," which...
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Sally Miller, 90, of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Cynwyd, Pa., died Aug. 15. Born in New York City, Miller moved to Philadelphia at the end of World War II. In the 1950s, she served as the founding president of the Delaware Valley Region of Women's American ORT. Miller returned to college in her 50s, and graduated from the University of...
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Larry Brook, Deep South Jewish Voice
Birmingham, Ala. Rabbi Cynthia Culpeper, the first pulpit rabbi to announce being diagnosed with AIDS, died Aug. 29 after a 10-year battle with complications associated with the disease. Culpeper, 43, was diagnosed after coming down with thrush in 1995 shortly before her first Rosh Hashanah after being ordained by the Jewish Theological Seminary. Because healthy adults do not tend to...
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