List of 20 news stories.

  • Condolences to Melvin Thomas

    on the passing of his wife, our member, SALLY THOMASmother of Cyndie (Barry) Schlossberg, Jill (William) Anthony, Wendy (Bruce) Wolock and Randi (Jonathan) Jacobson; grandchildren, Sean Hiken (Lisa Hodges Hiken), Robert (Elizabeth) Hiken, Jed (Marla) Hiken, Tara (Chas) Collins, Matthew Wolock, Jennifer Wolock, Mackenzie Cooke and Maxwell Cooke; great-grandchildren, Shea, Seth, Gabriella, Parker and Jacob Hiken, Kyle Rubenstein, Tillie and Paige Collins. She is predeceased by her parents, Sylvan and Rose Levin, siblings, Leonard Levin and Lucille Popper and grandson, Reed Rubenstein (Alisa Tinkham).
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  • Condolences to Heather Schwedt Levinoff

    and Miriam (Amit) Magdieli on the loss of their mother, MINDY SCHWEDT; wife of Mervyn Schwedt, grandmother of David Levinoff ’28, Amy Levinoff ’29, Emily Levinoff ’34, Rebecca Levinoff ‘36 and Jacob and Alexandra Magdieli. She was predeceased by her parents Harry and Pola Ross, and her daughter Lisa Schwedt.

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  • Condolences to Leonard (Phyllis) Radinsky

    on the loss of his mother, BEATRYCE RADINSKY; wife of the late Mitchell "Mickey" Radinsky; mother of Roz (Ted) Cornblatt, Lawrence (Stephanie) Radinsky, Randee (Ron) Glassman, and Michael (Betsy) Radinsky; grandmother of Martin (Helaine) Radinsky, Wayne (Jennifer) Cornblatt, Aileen (Jason) Selznick, Philip (Natasha) Cornblatt, Brian (Sarah) Radinsky, Rick (Holly) Radinsky, Stephen (Heather) Radinsky, Jodi Cornblatt Smith, Melissa (Kevin) Mako, Samantha Radinsky, Amy (Chris) Anderson, Jacob Radinsky, Sarah Radinsky, Matthew (Nina) Glassman, Nina (Brett) Ungar, and Jocelyn Glassman (of blessed memory). She will be remembered also by 35 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sisters Pearl Berg, Clara Davidoff, and Lois Anoff Davis, and by her parents Michael and Minnie Geare.
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  • Condolences to Marc Okun (Margie Goldberg-Okun)

    on the loss of his father, LEON OKUN; husband of Zelda Okun; father of Nancy (Howard) Pollinger, and Martin Okun; brother-in-law of Rosalie Okun; grandfather of Emily (Ryan) Weissmueller, Andrew (Stephanie) Pollinger, and Sandy (Jonathan) Ginsberg; great grandfather of Avery and Gavin Pollinger, Logan and Jacob Weissmueller. He was predeceased by his brother, Harold Okun, and parents, Lottie and Nathan Okun.
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  • condolences to Leon Strauss and Hannah (Martin) Magram

    on the loss of their mother, and our member, ROSE K. STRAUSS, wife of the late M. Richard Strauss; mother of Sarah (Edward) Himmelfarb; sister, Esther Wolberger; grandchildren, David (Yalda) Magram, Clara Magram, Henry (Yan) Magram, and Benjamin (Aisatta) Himmelfarb, Charlotte Himmelfarb, Daniel Himmelfarb; great-grandson Sean Magram. She was predeceased by her parents, Leah and Rabbi Zvi Hirsch Kohn; and siblings Faye Tenzer, Moshe Kohn, Miriam Yormark, David Kohn, Pnina Peli, and Malka Jagendorf.
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  • Condolences to Andrew (Ellen) Shevrin

    on the loss of his mother, JOYCE SHEVRIN; wife of Meyer Shevrin; mother of Jill (Lester) Sherman; and grandmother of Erika Shevrin '18, Meghan Shevrin '21, Scott Sherman, Michael Sherman and Cassidy Sherman.
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  • Condolences to Sharan (Mel) Kushner and Susan (Ira) Copeland

    on the loss of their mother and our member, FERN SYDNEY SWERDLIN; mother of Sarita (Daniel) Sragow and Sheldon (Chelie) Sydney; step-mother of Larry (Chris) Swerdlin, Marcy (Michael) Levin-Epstein, and Mark (Sybil) Swerdlin; grandmother of Murray (Linda) Sragow, Allen (Shoshana) Sragow, Howard (Holly) Sragow, Jill Kushner, Jenny (Adam) Schloss, Deborah (Florine) Sydney-Jacob, David Sydney, Aviva (Yossi) Eliyahu, Michal (Ben) Atland, Guy Sydney, Meital Harel, Noa (Oscar) Harel-Voll, Joshua (Jessica) Copeland, Allison (Carl) Shapiro '07, Ethan Copeland, Madison Levin-Epstein, Adam Levin-Epstein, Zachary (Kelsey) Levin-Epstein, Alexander Levin-Epstein, Brett Swerdlin, Emma Swerdlin, Andrew Swerdlin, Geoffry (Samantha) Swerdlin, and Mathew (Zoey) Swerdlin; and many great- and great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her cherished husbands, Elmer Sydney and Robert Swerdlin; parents, Bertha and Albert Musk; and sisters, Laura Gaybis, Zelda Kaufman, and Gertrude Miller.
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  • Condolences to Albert Polovoy

    on the loss of his wife, and our member, DONNA POLOVOY; mother of Jerry (Carol) and Tom; grandmother of Jonathan (Alyssa) and Lauren; and great-grandmother of Asher and Zachary. Also survived by her nephews David (Ellen) Loreck, Andrew (Lynn Polovoy), and Charlie Polovoy; nieces Amy Epstein, Debra (Stanley) Friedman and Diana Weitzman; brother-in-law Norman Polovoy (JL) and sister-in-law Eleanore Polovoy. She was predeceased by her parents, Maurice and Rose Loreck; and brother and sister-in-law, Alvin and Barbara Loreck; and nephews Robert Loreck and Joseph Polovoy.
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  • Condolences to Carl (Carol) Oppenheim, and Iris (Gary) Ingber

    on the loss of their father, ERICH OPPENHEIM; husband of the late Thelma Oppenheim; father of Lee and Janet Oppenheim; grandfather of Rachel Ingber (Michael Schwartz), Abby Ingber, Michael Ingber '08, Sarah (Ryan) Felber, Amy Oppenheim (Jason Dunphy) and Itzhak (Miriam) Oppenheim, and great-grandfather of 15. He is predeceased by his siblings, Berta Sugarman, Manfred Oppenheim, Fritz Oppenheim, and Ludwig Oppenheim.
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  • Condolences to Harry Chase

    on the loss of his brother, DAVID SCHERR; father of Ronald Scherr and Michael (Tami) Scherr; brother of William (Fran) Chase; grandfather of Becca, Abbie, Brooke Scherr, Jesse and Jennifer Scherr. He is predeceased by his brother Allan Chase, parents Rose and Herbert Scherr and his wife Delores Scherr.
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  • Condolences to Marshall (Sarellen) Levine

    on the loss of his brother, LAWRENCE "LARRY" LEVINE; brother of Leonard (Elizabeth "Buff") Levine; uncle of Emily Levine '98, Robyn Goodman, Brynna Levine, Sarah Levine, and Douglas Levine '01. Lawrence was predeceased by his brother, Stanley Levine; and parents, Morris and Frances Levine.
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  • Condolences to Stuart Baker

    on the loss of his mother, BEVERLY BAKER; grandmother of Dara Baker '12 and Abigail Baker '16.
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  • Condolences to Mordechai (Anna) Sheynman

    on the loss of his mother, SARAH SHEYNMAN; mother of Leon (Juliya) Sheynman; grandmother of Dina Sheynman '33.
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  • Condolences to Jack Kinstlinger

    on the loss of his wife, and our member, MARILYN KINSTLINGER; mother of Michael Kinstlinger (Amy Gross) and Jeremy (Melissa) Kinstlinger; grandmother of Gabriel, Samuel, Sari and Remy Kinstlinger. She was predeceased by her parents, Sophie and Morris Wiseman, and sister, Helen Shomron.
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  • Condolences to Kathi (Jeffrey) Karlin

    on the loss of her father, MONROE LUNITZ; father of Hennie (Dr. Richard) Chase and Betsy (Michael) Pressman; brother of Marilyn (Ned) Sonabend, Michael (EJ) Dopkin; grandfather of Emery Pressman, Kelly Chase (David) Zion, Aubrey Pressman (fiancee Adam Granat), Dylan Karlin '13 and Jake Karlin '17; also survived by loving nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his beloved wife, Joy Lunitz (nee Dopkin); parents, Benjamin and Adele Lunitz and sister-in-law, Ansela Dopkin.
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  • Condolences to the Klein family

    on the loss of our member, ROBERT M. KLEIN. He is survived by his son, Steve Noren; grandchildren Jason, Joshua and Zachary Noren; and companion, Jacqueline Klein. He is predeceased by his loving wife, Zelma B. Klein; son, Marc Noren, and parents, Solomon and Eva Klein.

    Private services will be held. To leave expressions of sympathy, please visit the Sol Levinson & Bros. website.
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  • Condolences to Virginia Lanzkron

    on the loss of her husband, and our member, ROLF LANZKRON; father of Paul (Carolyn), Sophie (Daniel) Salzberg and Lisa (Frank); grandfather of Jonathan (Alia),Hannah, Abigail, Emily, Gretta, Benjamin Salzberg '17, Eli Salzberg '18, Maxwell, Doris and Nicoletta, his brother Herbert (Shoshana).
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  • Condolences to Joel (Rosalyn) Chazen

    on the loss of his mother, MARLYN CHAZEN; mother of Ilene Chazen; grandmother of Danielle Chazen '07 and Douglas Chazen '10. She is predeceased by her beloved husband Milton Chazen, brother Walter Levin and her parents Sarah and Samuel Levin.
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  • Condolences to Layne (Sherri) Herman

    on the loss of his mother, CORRINE VINEBERG; mother of Marc (Hillary) Herman, Pat Vineberg, Jack Vineberg, and Gary Herman; grandmother of Danielle Herman '16, Steven Herman '20, Meital Abraham '16, Ilanit Abraham '20, Andy Vineberg, Holly Vineberg, Jason (Sarah) Herman, Corey (Ronni) Herman, Zach (Christy) Herman; great grandmother of Gavin Matesky, Colin Vineberg, Emma Herman, Natalie Herman, Ellie Herman, and Noa Herman; sister-in-law of Phyllis Frank; mother-in-law of the late Judy Herman.
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  • Condolences to the Jacobs family

    on the loss of our member, ELAINE JACOBS. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Harry Jacobs; parents, Jean and Henry Schwartzman; and siblings, Harriet Frenkil and Theodore Schwartzman. She is survived by her stepchildren, Roslyn Soudry, Fran Ginsberg and Louis Jacobs; nephews, Scott, Steven and Samuel Frenkil and Barry and Steven Schwartzman; and by great nieces and nephews and step-grandchildren.
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