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All posts tagged "Obituary"

  • Leonard Cohen dies at 82

    Leonard Cohen’s death was announced on his Facebook fan page today: It is with profound sorrow we report that legendary poet, songwriter and artist, Leonard...

  • Joan Rivers 1933-2014 RIP

    Joan Alexandra Rosenberg (née Molinsky; June 8, 1933 – September 4, 2014), known by her stage name Joan Rivers, was an American actress, comedian, writer,...

  • Sid Caeser Alav Hashalom

    This is dedicated to my Dad who made sure that I grew up knowing about Sid Caesar. Where to begin to talk about Sid Caesar?...

  • Edgar Bronfman z”l, Businessman, Philanthropist, WJC President

    The New York Times reports that Edgar Bronfman passed away Saturday at the age of 84. Born to a prominent Jewish/Canadian family, his mother was...

  • Former Mayor of New York Ed Koch dead at 88

    Former Congressman and three-term Mayor of New York Ed Koch passed away today. Koch was quite a character, and lots has been written about the...

  • ShivaWatch: David Rakoff and Marvin Hamlisch

    On Thursday night, as midnight approached, the essayist and author David Rakoff passed away in his Manhattan apartment. He had been battling a recurrence of...

  • Shiva Watch

    In order of height, we lost some notable Jewish leaders: Yitzhak Shamir, former four-term Prime Minister of Israel died at age 96. In his 1994...

  • Liz Taylor z”l

    What? Yeah. Actress Liz Taylor, who recently passed away at age 79, was a yid. She was born a Christian Scientist but converted to Judaism...

  • Debbie Friedman Passed Away z”l

    Debbie Friedman, considered one of the most important figures in contemporary Jewish music, passed away at 5:49 am PST after being hospitalized for Pneumonia. The...

  • R.I.P. Max Palevsky

    Computer technology pioneer and venture capitalist Max Palevsky, perhaps best-known for funding then-startup chipmaker Intel Corp., has died. He was 85. Read more at the...

  • Rabbi David Forman z”l – 1944-2010

    Author, activist and founder of Rabbis for Human Rights, Rabbi David Forman, passed away on Monday in Dallas while awaiting a liver transplant. The Jerusalem...

  • Malcolm McLaren, Seminal Pop Culture Icon, Dies at 64

    Jewish Media Conspiracy Loses One The New York Times reports: Malcolm McLaren, an impresario, recording artist and fashion designer who as manager of the Sex...

  • Bea Arthur (May 13, 1922 – April 25, 2009) RIP

    Bea Arthur, born Bernice Frankel, passed away after a battle with cancer Saturday in Los Angeles. A Tony Award winning theater actress, including a role...