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Ruth Ann Schoenbaum

September 2, 2019

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Norfolk—Ruth Ann Silverman Schoenbaum, passed away on Sunday, August 25, 2019. Born in 1926 to Bernice and Samuel (Nubby) Silverman, Ruth Ann lived in Norfolk until her marriage to Leon Schoenbaum in 1946. She met Leon during WWII when he was living next door to her family while serving in the United States Navy. She [...]

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Albert L. Rosenfeld

September 2, 2019

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Virginia Beach—Albert Leonard Rosenfeld, a sweet, funny, and kind gentleman, 90, passed away on August 8, 2019, in Virginia Beach. He was born in Brooklyn, New York to Max and Shirley Rosenfeld. He was a graduate of Newport News High School and the College of William and Mary, a track star at both schools. Albert [...]

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Jo Anne Klein

September 2, 2019

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Virginia Beach—Jo Anne R. Klein, 72, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 23, 2019. She was retired after 10 years as a sales representative for Remedy Staffing in Virginia Beach. Born in Nashville, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Sidney J. Rosen and Muriel Helen Dorn Rosen. Mrs. Klein was a longtime member of [...]

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Dorothy Mollen Kahn

September 2, 2019

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Virginia Beach—Dorothy Mollen Kahn passed away peacefully early August 12, 2019. She was born in Richmond, Va., on November 28, 1925 to Harry H. Mollen and Annie V. Mollen, and graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School. She married Dr. Howard Kahn, OD, on July 14, 1946, and they were inseparable until his death in 2005. She [...]

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Norma Abramson Herzberg

September 2, 2019

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Norfolk—Norma Abramson Herzberg, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at the age of 98, after a long and happy life. Norma passed away quietly, in her sleep, without suffering. Norma’s life spanned nearly 10 decades. From the roaring 20’s to the great depression, through WWII and into the modern world as we know it today. [...]

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Maynard (Mark) R. Furst

September 2, 2019

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Virginia Beach—Maynard (Mark) R. Furst, 81, passed away July 27, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family. A native of Chicago, he was the son of the late Harry and Freda Furst. Mr. Furst was a member of Kempsville Conservative Synagogue and was a retired shipping supervisor with Western Branch Diesel. He also served [...]

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Evelyn Werth Evans

September 2, 2019

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Virginia Beach—Evelyn Werth Evans, 93, died August 9, 2019. Evelyn was born in Norfolk to the late Benjamin Werth and Jennie Soroko Werth Furman. Left to cherish her memory are her children, Mark Evans and his wife, Vickie, Nancy Evans and her husband, Warren Stewart, and Rod Evans; brother, Morris “Buddy” Werth; grandchildren, Heather Evans [...]

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Morton Bahr, who led Communications Workers of America

August 10, 2019

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Morton Bahr, who led the Communications Workers of America for 20 years and served as president of the Jewish Labor Committee from 1999 through 2001, died July 30. He was 93. The JLC said the cause was pancreatic cancer. Bahr was a telegraph operator at Mackay Radio and Telegraph in New York in 1951 when [...]

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A Jewish comedy club owner and the family’s nanny were stabbed to death in a suburban New Jersey neighborhood

August 10, 2019

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David Kimowitz, 40, owner of The Stand comedy club in New York City, was found dead on Saturday, August 3 in his Maplewood home. The au pair, Karen Bermudez-Rodriguez, 26, was found dead on the street outside the home, the New York Times reported. The woman’s boyfriend, Joseph Porter, 27, of Elizabeth, New Jersey, was [...]

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Harold Prince, who brought Fiddler on the Roof to the stage

August 10, 2019

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Legendary Broadway producer and director Harold “Hal” Prince, who brought Fiddler on the Roof to the stage, has died at the age of 91. Prince, whose credits also include West Side Story, Damn Yankees, The Phantom of the Opera, Cabaret, Company, and Sweeney Todd, died on Wednesday, July 31 after what his publicist called a [...]

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