Monday, April 21, 2014 Nisan 21, 5774
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Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, the renowned Israeli sage who founded the influential Sephardi Orthodox Shas political party and exercised major influence on Jewish law, has died.
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Cantor Uriel Naor, who served for many years at Tiferet Bet Israel in Blue Bell and had an active concert career worldwide, died Sept. 27.
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Sarah Einhorn Lewis, who served as principal of Phil­adelphia’s Solomon Schech­ter Day School (now the Perelman Jewish Day School), some 50 years ago, died Sept. 10 at her home in Cherry Hill, N.J.
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Stacey L. Schwartz, a prominent Center City attorney, died Sept. 20 at the age of 61.
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Wendy N. Greenberg, 61, a linguist who headed up the modern language department and was a professor emerita at Penn State’s Lehigh Valley Campus, died Aug. 28.
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