Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Elul 28, 5774
Emanuel "Manny" Grossman, 82, a four-year member of the Aventura Commission in Florida, died May 7. He was formerly of Philadelphia. Grossman, who received 52 percent of the votes, helped develop the first municipally run charter school, and encouraged street improvements during his term. He gave up his Commission seat to run for mayor in 2005, but lost to Susan...
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Luba Kadison Buloff, 99, an actress and leading lady in the Yiddish theater for more than 50 years, died May 4 at her home in Manhattan. Billed as Luba Kadison, she played starring roles in works by the great playwrights of Yiddish theater, including I.J. Singer and Sholem Asch. She often co-starred with her husband, Joseph Buloff, whom she met...
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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...
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Elliott Ross, 64, president of Elliott Ross & Associates - an executive and organization consulting firm - died April 8. He was a resident of Flourtown. Prior to forming the firm, Ross was senior vice president of Manchester, a large human-resources consulting firm. A graduate of Temple University - where he earned a bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree - Ross...
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Carolyn Sundheim Hirsch Wolff, 95, died April 1 in Sacramento, Calif. She was formerly of Philadelphia. A 1929 graduate of Germantown High School, Wolff completed the Philadelphia Normal School and art-appreciation classes at the Barnes Foundation. Wolff audited numerous collegiate and professional courses at regional colleges and universities, and created educational opportunities for scouting groups, primary grade organizations and adult...
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