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Jewish couple killed in Brooklyn house fire remembered as ‘righteous’

September 8, 2017

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A Brooklyn couple killed in a house fire was remembered as “genuine,” “righteous” and “devoted to family” at their joint funeral. Mourners spilled outside a Borough Park chapel for the joint funeral of Howard and Evelyn Gluck, who were killed early that morning in a blaze that ripped through their two-story, woodframed home in the [...]

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Hungarian monument to Jewish Holocaust victims smashed

September 8, 2017

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A monument in Hungary commemorating Jewish slave workers later murdered in the Holocaust was defaced. At least three marble plates signifying Jewish headstones were smashed last month in Balf, a town located 120 miles west of Budapest, the Jewish weekly Szombat reported. A government spokesman issued a “strong condemnation” of the act, which police are [...]

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MICHEL ZEMIL

September 8, 2017

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Virginia Beach —Michel Zemil, 83, died Sunday, August 20, 2017 in a local hospital. He was a native of Washington, DC and a resident of Hampton Roads since 1976. He was the son of the late Abraham and Elizabeth Luftig Zemil and was preceded in death by his sister Roni Packer. He was a a [...]

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STANLEY WARANCH

September 8, 2017

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Virg inia Beach —Stanley Waranch, 91 years old, peacefully passed away on August 12, 2017 in his home after a long illness. He was born February 9, 1926 in Norfolk, Virginia to the late Eldridge and Nellie Brodsky Waranch. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Carol Buxbaum Waranch, as well as his [...]

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CAROL BUXBAUM WARANCH

September 8, 2017

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Virginia Beach —Carol Buxbaum Waranch “A woman of valor, who can find? For her price is far above rubies.” Proverbs 31. Carol Buxbaum Waranch, age 89, peacefully passed away Thursday, August 17, 2017 in her home. She was born March 11, 1928 in Queens, New York to the late Julius and Margie Weiner Buxbaum. She [...]

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SHIRLEY S. MACON

September 8, 2017

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Virginia Beach —Shirley S. Macon, 91 passed away on August 12, 2017. A lifelong resident of Tidewater, Shirley graduated from Maury High School in 1944 and immediately married her high school sweetheart, Lawrence Macon. Shirley remained at Larry’s side throughout his various business ventures, first as a cashier at the United Cigar Drug Store, then [...]

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GAIL A. LITTMAN

September 8, 2017

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Norfolk —Gail A. Littman, 79, passed away September 1, 2017. She was the widow of Abraham Littman and is survived by a daughter, 3 sons, a brother, a sister, 7 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and loving companion Tom Whinnery. Graveside services were held at Forest Lawn Cemetery. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts.

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HOWARD M. LADERBERG

September 8, 2017

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Norfolk—Howard Melvin Laderberg, 93, died peacefully August 24, 2017, at Beth Sholom Home. He was a native of Portsmouth, but resided in Norfolk for the last 30 years. He was predeceased by his wife of 58 years, Alma Goldstein Laderberg. He was the youngest child and last one of his immediate family left to cherish [...]

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ARNOLD “ARNIE” S. COHEN

September 8, 2017

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Virginia Beach —Arnold S. Cohen, 74, passed away peacefully in his sleep on August 26, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Rose (Schlessenger) Cohen. Arnie was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1943. He was a graduate of Virginia Beach High School (1961) and attended Richmond Professional Institute where he received [...]

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ALEX MORRIS BERKOWITZ

September 8, 2017

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Virginia Beach —Alex Morris Berkowitz of Virginia Beach, passed away on Friday August 18, 2017 at the age of 73. He fought a short and courageous battle with cancer and was surrounded by loved ones throughout. He was the beloved husband of Elise Zelinger Berkowitz for 50 years, father to Sheri Rosenberg (David), Jay Berkowitz [...]

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