Thursday, August 21, 2014 Av 25, 5774
Jerome Richter, 73, a prominent local lawyer known as a master strategist by his colleagues, died Aug. 19 at his Flor­ida home. The Philadelphia native also lived in Villanova. Richter joined Blank Rome in 1969 in the litigation department and was made partner within four years. He was especially adept at dissecting the most minute details of cases and was...
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Mark Pinson, 72, an avid book collector and scholar, died Sept. 8. After graduating Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Pennsylvania, he went on to Princeton and then to Harvard, which awarded him a doctorate in Balkan history. Pinson taught at Tel Aviv University in Israel, Harvard University — where he worked at the Russian Research Center; he was...
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Lazar Kleit, who worked his way up from an administrative assistant position in 1967 at the Philadelphia Com­mission on Human Relations to the lead role of executive director in 2001, died Sept. 17 at the age of 67. A graduate of Temple University and a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun, Kleit, who retired from the Phila­delphia Human Relations Commission in...
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Ari and Sari Horowitz, both 51, formerly of Phila­delphia, were struck and killed — and their son Ami, 27, was seriously injured but is recovering — when a reportedly careening car struck them as they left Shab­bat services on Sept. 15 at Young Israel of East Bruns­wick, N.J., where Ari had served as president from 2005 to 2007. Another couple...
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Myles H. Tanenbaum, 82, a man who held court in fields as diverse as mall development, synagogue construction and building a springtime football team for Philadelphia, died Aug. 31 at the Quadrangle in Haverford, battling Alzheimer’s disease. A graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Penn­sylvania, as well as Penn law school, the Gladwyne resident made his mark...
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