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Klinghoffer, 87, a physician and educator, died May 3 following a cardiovascular-related illness. Klinghoffer was best-known as a longtime teacher and role model for women physicians at the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania, later known as the Medical College of Pennsylvania; it was renamed when men were admitted in 1970. Her work and influence continued into the 21st century when...
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Moses Rabson, 91, an orthopedic surgeon and war hero, died May 28 at Rydal Park. He was a resident of Cheltenham. Born in Philadelphia, Rabson graduated from Temple University School of Medicine in 1941. Rabson attained the rank of captain in the Army Medical Corps of the 3rd Armored Division during World War II, and was awarded a Silver Star,...
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By:
Roy Eitan, Jewish Telegraphic Agency
TEL AVIV Yosef Lapid, among the most politically incorrect figures of Israeli politics, died of cancer June 1. He was 77. Known to friends and foes alike as "Tommy," a nickname from his native Yugoslavia, La-pid was a dominant figure among Israel's intelligentsia. As playwright, journalist and commentator, he brought an old European brio to the nascent Jewish state. Memories...
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Richard G. Fish, 83, an artist whose paintings and drawings have been on display in many exhibitions and appeared in various publications, died May 25. Fish received special attention in art throughout elementary and junior high school, and received advanced painting training at the Clymer School. He attended elective art classes at the Graphic Sketch Club and the School Art...
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Sarle H. Cohen, 78, a retired physician who practiced internal medicine and geriatrics in the greater Philadelphia area, died May 8 at his home after a long illness. He was a resident of Wynnewood. Cohen was raised in Reading and graduated from the Hotchkiss School and Yale University. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School in 1955, he...
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