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Sholom Handelman, 71, Gratz College Educator

May 18, 2006
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Sholom Handelman, 71-year-old teacher, administrator and dean of student affairs at Gratz College, died May 3. He worked at Gratz for more than 25 years.

Handelman also ran the basketball league at Gratz for many years. He was a member of Ner Zedek-Ezrath Israel-Beth Uziel.

He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania as well as a master's degree in social work there, and a Ph.D. from Dropsie University.

He is survived by daughters Miriam Sharp and Judy Swirsky; son Joseph Handelman; and three grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Pauline.

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