Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Elul 22, 5774
S. Miller Harris, 91, the long-time CEO of Eagle Shirtmakers, died June 9 of pneumonia, in Spinnerstown, Pa., near Quakertown in Bucks County. He was a native Philadelphian. Miller, a legend in the shirt industry, considered his crowning achievement his 70-year marriage to the former Mary Louise Snellenburg. Both graduated from Cheltenham High School, Miller class of ’38 and Mary...
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Michael Charles Erlbaum, 67, a successful floor covering business executive and a driving force in the Philadelphia Jewish community, died June 10 after a long battle with myelofibrosis.
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Sylvan M. Tobin, an apparel manufacturer who played major roles in the Phil­a­delphia Jewish community for the past 35 years, died May 29.
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Local Jews who emigrated from the Soviet Union recall the senator's pivotal role in helping them come to the United States.
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Andrea Cantor
Rabbi Yaacov Lieberman, 88, Holocaust survivor and former ritual director at Beth Sho­lom Congregation in Elkins Park, died on March 23.
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