Thursday, September 18, 2014 Elul 23, 5774
Dr. William Zev Abrams, 93, who served as Albert Einstein's dentist for almost a decade, and later fought to improve dental services for New Jersey's poor as a state health official, died April 19 of natural causes at his home in Haverford Township. Abrams took care of Einstein's teeth from shortly after the end of World War II until the...
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Maxwell B. Fried, 88, a former restaurateur and real estate manager, died April 2 at Rydal Park Nursing Home in Rydal. Fried studied restaurant administration and management at Cornell University. He operated his initial restaurant at Broad Street and Olney Avenue for several years until he was drafted during World War II. After the war, he opened Maxwell Fried's Restaurant...
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Myrna Field Baum, 71, senior judge of the Family Court of Philadelphia, died April 24 at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She was a resident of Philadelphia. Baum, elected to the Common Pleas Court of Philadelphia in 1991, has sat as judge in all divisions except orphans court. She was administrative judge of family court from 2002 to...
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Tina Susan Rieger, 63, the wife of United Jewish Communities' president and CEO Howard Rieger, died April 11 of pancreatic cancer at Beth Israel Hospital in New York. Rieger worked in both health care and the arts in three different countries. In her later life, she became a fiber artist. Her quilts, Jewish wedding canopies and other decorative pieces often...
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NEW YORK (JTA) -- Gabriel Cohen, founder of the National Jewish Post & Opinion newspaper, died at age 98. The Associated Press reported that Cohen died April 19 at St. Vincent Hospital Hospice in Indianapolis. Cohen, a native of Louisville, Ky., founded the Indianapolis-based weekly newspaper in 1935. He also had a brief professional boxing career under the name Abie...
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