Tuesday, July 7, 2015 Tammuz 20, 5775
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Jon Marks | JE Feature
The legendary statistician passed away from long-term complications related to a January car accident.
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Joseph H. Levine, fourth-generation president of Joseph Levine & Sons Funeral Directors passed away Monday, June 29, of pancreatic cancer. He was surrounded by his children at his residence in Bala Cynwyd. For five decades, he served the Greater Philadelphia Jewish community. In June of 1979, at the death of his father’s partner Bill McKenna, Levine’s was located at only...
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Marissa Stern | JE Staff
Ralph Roberts, founder of media giant Comcast Corp., passed away June 18. The media titan and longtime Philadelphian was 95. His legacy began in 1963 when Roberts bought a 1,200-subscriber television system in Tupelo, Miss., an event which ultimately led to the creation of Comcast. Today, the conglomerate, which also owns NBC/Universal, reaches more than 27.2 million subscribers. Roberts was...
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Rabbi Gil Perl
Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein was a talmudic giant of his era.
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The death of the renowned refusenik hit hard in Philadelphia, where he had strong ties.
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