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Filmmaker Milos Forman, director of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

April 20, 2018

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Filmmaker Milos Forman, famous for the Academy Award-winning films One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Amadeaus, has died. Forman, who was born in Czechoslovakia and came to the United States at the end of the 1960s, died on Saturday, April 14 at a hospital near his home in Connecticut at the age of 86. [...]

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CLAUDE R. MILLER

April 20, 2018

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Norfolk —Claude Raymond Miller, 92, passed away on Monday, April 16, 2018 in a local hospital. Born and raised in Norfolk, he was the son of the late Bessie Cohen Miller and Horace Miller. He was preceded in death by his brother, Dr. Bernard Miller. Mr. Miller was a graduate of Maury High School. He [...]

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JUDGE MARC JACOBSON

April 20, 2018

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Norfolk —Retired Judge Marc Jacobson passed away on April 5, 2018. Judge Jacobson was born in Waukegan, Ill, the son of Rabbi Solomon Joseph Jacobson and Rose Epstein Jacobson. He leaves behind his beloved wife of 60 years, Connie, and his children, Steven and his wife Dale Smith, his daughter Susan and her husband Gordon [...]

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ANITA L. HOWARD

April 20, 2018

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Virginia Beach —Our dear sister Anita passed quietly and comfortably on Tuesday, April 9. Anita was born and raised in Norfolk, graduating from Lake Taylor in 1977 and earned her associate’s degree in Applied Science from Tidewater Community College in 1981. Anita was a gentle soul who loved animals and was loved by all who [...]

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SIDNEY R. GOLDING

April 20, 2018

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Virginia Beach —Sidney R. Golding, 65, died Monday, April 2, 2018 in a local hospital. He was a native of Portsmouth, Virginia and a resident of Hampton Roads all of his life. He was the son of the late Murray and Frances Achstein Golding. He was a retired warehouse supervisor with Fine’s Men’s Shop and [...]

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LEYBA HELEN SCHOR BLUMENTHAL

April 20, 2018

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NORFOLK—Leyba Helen Schor Blumenthal died on Monday, April 16, 2018 in her residence. She was born in Brooklyn, New York and was the daughter of the late Benjamin H. and Sylvia Ginberg Schor. She had worked with her husband, Bud, for many years as an officer of L & B Investments Mortgage Co. She was [...]

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Steven Bochco, Emmy-winning creator of ‘Hill Street Blues’ and ‘LA Law’

April 9, 2018

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Steven Bochco, the Emmy-winning television writer and producer who was responsible for iconic series such as Hill Street Blues, NYPD Blue and L.A. Law, has died. Bochco died Sunday, April 1 at his home following a years-long battle with leukemia. He had received a stem cell transplant from an anonymous donor in 2014, according to [...]

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Johan van Hulst, Dutch politician who saved hundreds of Jewish children during Holocaust

April 9, 2018

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AMSTERDAM (JTA)—Johan van Hulst, a Dutch seminary leader who saved hundreds of Jewish children during the Holocaust and later became a senator, has died at the age of 107. Van Hulst and resistance activists smuggled the children to safety over several months. He was the director of a Protestant religious seminary in Amsterdam with a yard [...]

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Holocaust survivor Sala Kirschner, whose letters hidden from the Nazis became a book

April 9, 2018

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Sala Kirschner, a Holocaust survivor whose 350 letters, postcards and photographs that she hid from Nazi guards eventually became a book written by her daughter, has died. Kirschner died Wednesday, March 7 in New York of congestive heart failure. She was 94. Born in Sosnowiec, in southwestern Poland, Kirschner and the rest of the city’s [...]

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STEVE AVIV YETIV

April 9, 2018

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“Dr. Yetiv is one of the most influential instructors of all I have had the pleasure to study under throughout my college career. His unique teaching style couples a thorough knowledge of the subject material with a keen insight and great sense of humor. It is a pleasure to be in his class. We learn [...]

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