Thursday, July 31, 2014 Av 4, 5774
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Tracy Sullivan, JE Feature
Connecticut Jewish Ledger Marcia Lieberman, the mother of Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman (D-Conn.) and a beloved leader in Stamford's Jewish community, died June 26 at her home in Stamford. She was 90 and the widow of Henry Lieberman. Rabbi Joseph Ehrenkranz, rabbi emeritus of Congregation Agudath Sholom in Stamford and a close family friend, said she died of congestive heart...
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Seymour D. Wolf, 83, a businessman and a supporter of Jewish causes and human rights, died April 27 at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore. He was a resident of Annapolis, Md. A longtime Jewish activist, Wolf held numerous local and national leadership positions. He and his wife were among the founders of Congregation Beth El here in...
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Irvin J. Good, 71, who served in the background of Philadelphia politics, died May 15. Born in Philadelphia, he was raised in Egg Harbor, N.J., where his father, Sol Good, owned Good's Department Store. Good, who earned a CPA from the Wharton School, also held a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Deputy city controller of Philadelphia under Alex...
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Talya Halkin, JE Feature
The Jerusalem Post Internationally acclaimed writer Batya Gur, who died May 26 in Jerusalem at the age of 57, was buried at the Givat Shaul cemetery. Gur is survived by her three children from her first marriage, to the psychologist Amos Gur, and by her second husband, literary scholar Ariel Hirschfield. Gur made a name for herself as author of...
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