Archive | March, 2020

Passover in a pandemic: Families on Zoom, solo seders and broken traditions

March 20, 2020

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(JTA)—Rena Munster was looking forward to hosting a Passover seder for the first time. In past years, her parents or another relative hosted the meal. But this year she had invited her parents, siblings, and other extended family to her Washington, D.C., home. Her husband, an amateur ceramics artist, was making a set of dishes [...]

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James Lipton, longtime host of Inside the Actor’s Studio, dies

March 19, 2020

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James Lipton, who hosted the Inside the Actors Studio on the Bravo channel for 23 seasons, has died. He was 93. Lipton interviewed about 275 actors, writers and directors. In the first season alone his guests included Paul Newman, Alec Baldwin, Neil Simon, Sally Field, Dennis Hopper and Sidney Lumet. His later years included one-on-ones [...]

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Robert Joseph Hudome

March 19, 2020

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Virginia Beach—Rob lost his battle with cancer on Saturday, February 8 at the age of 62. He will be greatly missed by many. Born on September 10, 1957 in Philadelphia, Pa. to Harry and Mary Hudome, Rob spent his early childhood in Sanford, Fla., where he attended All Souls Catholic School. After moving to Virginia [...]

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Jacob Cohen

March 19, 2020

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Norfolk—Jacob Cohen, 94, known lovingly as Jack, was a native of Norfolk, Virginia and was the son of the late Julius and Celia Shulman Cohen and was preceded in death by his son, David Millison and his brothers, Sol Cohen and Ramon Cohen. Jack was the middle child of five and grew up on Shirley [...]

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Jonny Ileene Blondin

March 19, 2020

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Hopkinsville, Kentucky—It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Jonny Ileene Blondin, born in Madisonville, Tennessee, who passed away on January 23, 2020, at the age of 84, leaving to mourn family and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, John Doolittle, Sr. and Bessie Mae Doolittle (Tegethoof); her husband Edward A. [...]

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