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Edward B. Snyder

November 6, 2018

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Virginia Beach —Edward Brown Snyder of Virginia Beach died on October 19, 2018, having lived a full life of 90 years. He leaves behind his proud legacy of husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. His generous charitable, civic, and business contributions significantly improved the quality of life in Hampton Roads, a region he always envisioned as united rather than the sum of political jurisdictions. [...]

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Joanne Lee Kagan

November 6, 2018

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Virg inia Beach —Joanne Lee Eisenberg Kagan, 69, our beloved wife, mother, and Mimi, passed away on October 23, 2018, after a courageous and determined fight against lung cancer at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital. Joanne is survived by her husband, Harvey Jay Kagan, MD. She is also survived by her daughter, Amy, and her husband Edmond, and their two children, Eli [...]

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Flora Goldsticker

November 6, 2018

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Norfolk —Flora Goldsticker, 91, passed away on October 21, 2018. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on May 1, 1927, she was raised by parents Samuel and Mary Adler and moved to Norfolk as a teenager. She graduated Salutatorian at Maury High School in 1945, attended the Norfolk Extension of The College of William and Mary, and was a lifelong member of Temple Israel. [...]

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William H. Becker

November 6, 2018

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Princeton , N.J.—William H. Becker, 94, died on October 20, 2018 at his home in Princeton, N.J. Bill was born in Brooklyn on January 12, 1924 to Morris and Ethel Becker. A bright, curious, lively young boy, he played sports and possessed a natural gift for making friends. He also enjoyed being a devoted older brother to sister Renie. Bill graduated [...]

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Sidney Shachnow, Holocaust survivor who went on to command US forces in Berlin

October 22, 2018

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(JTA)—Sidney Shachnow, a child Holocaust survivor from Lithuania who went on to become a two-star general and the commander of U.S. forces in Berlin during the Cold War, died earlier this month in Southern Pines, N. C,, where he lived. He was 83. He and his family survived the Holocaust in Lithuania, where he was [...]

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Jefferson Airplane co-founder Marty Balin

October 22, 2018

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Marty Balin, the co-founder of the iconic 1960s psychedelic rock band Jefferson Airplane, has died in Tampa, Florida, of unspecified causes. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer was 76. Born Martyn Jerel Buchwald to Jewish parents in Cincinnati in 1942, Balin was one of the founding members of Jefferson Airplane and a member of [...]

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Yaakov Weinroth, attorney who represented Netanyahu and other politicians

October 22, 2018

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JERUSALEM (JTA)—Yaakov Weinroth, a prominent Israeli attorney who represented several top Israeli politicians, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has died. Weinroth died Tuesday, Oct. 16 of cancer. He was 71 and reportedly worked until nearly his last day. “Yaakov was exceptional in his personality, his wisdom, his mental acuity, his sense of justice and his [...]

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Sonya Lee Yavner

October 22, 2018

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Virg inia Beach —Sonya Lee Yavner, 89, died on Saturday, October 13, 2018 in Virginia Beach. Born in Norfolk, she was the daughter of the late Helen Adelman Feldman and Ellis Feldman, and was the widow of Jerome Yavner. Mrs. Yavner graduated from Maury High School and was a long-time member of Temple Israel. She [...]

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Ruth Wolfe

October 22, 2018

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Baltimore , Md.—On September 24, 2018, Arlene Ruth Wolfe (nee Silverstein) passed away. She was the beloved wife of Norman Wolfe; devoted mother of Wendy (Dr. Jeffrey) Miller and Lisa (Dr. Howard) Roesen; dear sister of Gerald “Jerry” (Elaine) Silverstein; dear sister-in-law of Arlene (Alan) Hersh; loving daughter of the late William and Dora Silverstein; [...]

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Irvin Leonard Posner

October 22, 2018

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Norfolk —Irvin Leonard Posner, MD, passed away on September 29, 2018. He was born in Richmond, Va. On October 6, 1930 to the late George and Frances Posner. Irvin graduated from Maury High School, University of Virginia, and University of Virginia Medical School. He was an ophthalmologist who practiced in Norfolk until his retirement. Irvin [...]

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