Monday, June 29, 2015 Tammuz 12, 5775
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Among his many communal activities, t he successful publisher and printing press owner helped found the National Museum of American Jewish History.
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Alvin and Janet Schwartz, communal leaders whose $500,0000 gift to the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's Endowment Fund was testament to their ongoing commitment and concern, died within 12 days of each other last month.
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Ron Kampeas, JTA
A childhood "Shabbos goy" for his Jewish neighbors in Queens, the three-term New York governor rose to become a vanguard of American liberalism in the 1980s.
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Gladys Krieger Bloch, diminutive in size (4 feet 8 inches) but a towering figure for years on the local art scene, died Dec. 5 at age 100.
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Edwin Black | JTA
Robert Wolfe single-handedly galvanized a generation of Holocaust and Nazi-era historians and authors.
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