Archive | April, 2014

Standing with Kansas City

April 18, 2014

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On Sunday, April 13, three innocent lives were taken by bullets fueled by hatred, shot by a man consumed with bigotry. We echo the following sentiments initially expressed by the chair of the Jewish Federation of North America board of trustees: “We at the Jewish Federations stand in solidarity with the Jewish community in Kansas [...]

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Meet the Presidents

April 7, 2014

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Philip Walzer

Philip Walzer President, Temple Israel Profession Business writer, The Virginian-Pilot Education Bachelor’s degree in English, Princeton University, 1981 Family Wife, Mary Ann, registered nurse at Virginia Beach Ambulatory Surgery Center; sons Jacob, 24, University of Maryland graduate, operations research analyst with Booz Allen Hamilton in Northern Virginia, and Benjamin, 21, third-year student at the University [...]

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James Schlesinger, U.S. defense secretary during 1973 Yom Kippur War

April 7, 2014

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James Schlesinger, the Jewish-born U.S. defense secretary who played a role in the emergency shipment of arms to Israel during the 1973 Yom Kippur war, has died. Schlesinger, 85, of Arlington, Va., died March 27 of complications from pneumonia. He was born and raised in a Jewish home in New York, but converted to Lutheranism [...]

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Gertrude Tischler

April 7, 2014

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VIRGINIA BEACH—Gertrude Tischler, 93, passed away on March 17, 2014. Services were held in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

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Bernard Rafal

April 7, 2014

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Norfolk —Our beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend, Bernard Rafal, 97, passed away on Monday, March 24, 2014 at home in Long Grove, Ill. surrounded by his loving family. Born in Norfolk, Va., he was the son of the late Bertha Fine Rafal and Solomon Rafal, and was the widower of Cynthia Orleans Rafal. Mr. [...]

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David Israel Millison

April 7, 2014

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Norfolk —David Israel Millison, 52, of the 400 block of Fairfax Ave., died Saturday, March 22, 2014 in a local hospital. David was a native of Washington, D.C., and a resident of Norfolk for over 20 years. He was the son of the late J. Laurence Millison. David was the retired owner of Let Us [...]

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Stephen R. Margulies

April 7, 2014

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Kill Devil Hills —Stephen R. Margulies, 75, of the 100 block of Goddard Street died Tuesday, March 18, 2014 in a Virginia Beach hospital. He was a native of Norfolk, Va. and the son of the late Irving and Sarah Lou Salsbury Margulies. He was preceded in death by his son Simon Ross Margulies. Mr. [...]

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Carol Glaser

April 7, 2014

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Virginia Beach —Carol Glaser, 83, passed away on Wednesday, March 19, 2014. Born in Robeson County, N.C., she is the daughter of the late Cleo Warwick Floyd and Dewey Floyd. She was a member of Ohef Sholom Temple in Norfolk. Carol strived to be the perfect Jewish mother. She lent a southern flare to even [...]

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Joyce L. Crockin

April 7, 2014

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NORFOLK—Joyce L. Crockin, 55, passed away. Graveside funeral service took place in Forest Lawn Cemetery. H.D. Oliver.

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Harry Andrew Cohen

April 7, 2014

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Norfolk —Harry Andrew Cohen, born April 27, 1925 in Norfolk to the late Joseph and Sarah Cohen, died on March 25 after a short illness. A beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend, he passed away at his home on Granby Street with his family by his side. Known to many in his hometown as [...]

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