Saturday, July 4, 2015 Tammuz 17, 5775
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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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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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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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Ellin L. Lapp, 83, a retired teacher at Settlement Music School, died at her home in Wyncote on Aug. 28. She was the former Ellin Glickman. During her more than 25 years on the Settlement Music School faculty, Germantown Branch, Lapp founded a student recorder ensemble. In October 1994, she led the ensemble as a guest with the Philadelphia Orchestra...
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Arthur Seidel, 89, called a “legend of the Intellectual Property Bar” by Chambers USA, died Aug. 16. He resided at the Quadrangle in Haverford, Pa. Over a career spanning more than five decades, Seidel founded and led one of Philadelphia’s most respected intellectual property boutique law firms, wrote several books on patent and trademark law, and taught and trained many...
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