Friday, January 30, 2015 Shevat 10, 5775
Louise Klein Binswanger, 74, one of the city's leading citizens who was known for her commitment and volunteerism to many of the area's important cultural and charitable institutions, died June 23. Binswanger was the wife of John K. Binswanger, co-chairman of the Binswanger Companies, a family-owned, international real estate services firm headquartered in Philadelphia, as well as former chairman of...
Comment0
Rabbi Nardus Groen, 87, died June 13 in Delray, Beach, Fla. Born in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Groen was a member of the Dutch Underground during World War II, during which he was captured several times by the Germans and escaped each time. Immediately after the war, the Dutch military assigned him to the American Marine Corps, and he served at...
Comment0
Gabriel Cohen, 81, a Jewish educator and activist, died May 18 in Bellevue, Wash. Born in Montreal, he spent his childhood in Jerusalem and Brooklyn, N.Y. After graduating from of Yeshiva University, he joined the fight for Israel's independence, serving as a tank commander from 1947 through 1949. He eventually became an advocate for peace in the Middle East, and...
Comment0
Martin Meyerson, 84, president emeritus of the University of Pennsylvania, died June 2 in Philadelphia. As an administrator, faculty member, volunteer and mentor, Meyerson served the university for more than five decades. As Penn's fifth president from 1970 to 1981, he drew upon his expertise as one of the nation's pre-eminent city planners to articulate an integrated vision of "One...
Comment0
Reba Rosentzweet, 88, who taught "Get Set" and then math for the School District of Philadelphia, died May 25. A city resident for 83 years, she moved to Maryland and then Florida to be near her daughters as her health began to fail. Born and raised in Strawberry Mansion, Rosentzweet graduated from Temple University in 1936 with a degree in...
Comment0
Advertisement

Subscribe To our E-Newsletter

Advertisement

Advertisement