Sunday, August 2, 2015 Av 17, 5775
By:
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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By:
Edwin Black | JTA
Robert Wolfe single-handedly galvanized a generation of Holocaust and Nazi-era historians and authors.
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By:
Tom Tugend, JTA
The Conservative rabbi’s influence extended well beyond his Los Angeles-area congregation.
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Kurt Herman, whose rescue from the Nazis by a Philadelphia couple was part of the focus of a 2013 HBO documntary, died Dec. 13 at age 85.
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