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Gerald Pributsky

December 11, 2020

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Virginia Beach—Gerald Pributsky, 94, of Virginia Beach, passed away peacefully on November 25, 2020, at his home after a long illness. Born May 9, 1926 in Fall River, Massachusetts, he was the only son in a family with three sisters. He is predeceased by his parents Jesse and Charles Pributsky and sister Minnie Cohen (all [...]

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Sheila Elkins Silverstein Emanuel

December 11, 2020

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Norfolk—Sheila Elkins Silverstein Emanuel passed away on November 23, 2020, at the age of 81. She was the daughter of Robert and Iris Elkins. Sheila was born and raised in New York and relocated to Richmond in 1969 where she lived until she moved to Norfolk 30 years ago. Sheila is the adored mother and [...]

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Cynthia Mae Strom

December 11, 2020

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Virginia Beach—Cynthia Mae Strom passed away on November 23, 2020 after testing positive for COVID-19 on November 14, 2020. She was rushed to Virginia Beach General ER on Friday, November 20 and battled throughout the weekend. Cindy loved her family, she loved taking care of and decorating her beautiful home. If she could, she would’ve spent [...]

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Prince Charles calls Rabbi Jonathan Sacks ‘a light unto this nation’ at ceremony marking 30 days since chief rabbi’s death

December 11, 2020

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(JTA)—Prince Charles of the United Kingdom called former British Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks a “light unto this nation” at a tribute marking the end of Judaism’s 30 days of mourning since Sacks’ death. Prince Charles, whose title is the Prince of Wales, eulogized Sacks, who died at 72 on Nov. 7, on a prerecorded video [...]

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James Wolfensohn, former World Bank president and Jewish philanthropist

December 11, 2020

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James Wolfensohn, the World Bank president and philanthropist who helped shepherd Israel’s exit from the Gaza Strip, has died at 86. Wolfensohn died last month at his Manhattan home of pneumonia. His wife of 59 years, Elaine, died in August. Wolfensohn, who was born and raised in Australia, was an investment banker whose philanthropic endeavors [...]

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Lawrence E. (Larry) Cooper

November 25, 2020

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Norfolk—Lawrence Elliott (Larry) Cooper of Norfolk and Sunny Isles Beach, Florida passed peacefully into the presence of God at the Beth Sholom Village in Virginia Beach on November 10, 2020. Born March 1, 1931 in New York City, he was the son of the late Max and Rose Cooper. Larry was a graduate of Stuyvesant [...]

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Donald S. Jacobs

November 25, 2020

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Boynton Beach, Florida—With heavy hearts, we announce the death of Donald S Jacobs, who passed away on November 6, 2020 at the age of 89. Family and friends are welcome to send flowers or leave their condolences on this memorial page and share them with the family. He was loved and cherished by many people [...]

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Dr. Morris “Mendy” Fine

November 25, 2020

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Palo Alto, Calif.—Dr. Morris “Mendy” Fine, 94, a retired pediatrician and long-term resident of Buffalo, NY before spending his final years in Palo Alto, Calif., died Friday, November 20, 2020. He was born July 12, 1926, in Norfolk, Va. to Charles Harry and Celia Fine. Mendy was the sixth of seven children. His siblings included [...]

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Susan Katz

November 25, 2020

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Norfolk—Susan Katz, née Feuerstein, passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2020. The daughter of Nathan Feuerstein and Lillian Nelson, Susan was a Norfolk native. She was born at Norfolk General Hospital and attended Norfolk public schools, graduating from Maury High School in 1964. She received her nursing degree from the School of Professional Nursing at [...]

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Carson Shea Morrisette

November 25, 2020

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Virginia Beach—Carson Shea Morrisette passed away peacefully in her mom and dad’s arms on November 16, 2020. Carson spent her 20 months here on earth fighting the rare genetic disease, Tay Sachs. Though her time with family was short, she touched many lives and was loved deeply by those around her. A graveside service was [...]

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