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Ginsburg dies at 87

WASHINGTON (JTA) - Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first Jewish woman to serve on the Supreme Court and a tireless advocate for gender equality, has died at 87. A fierce jurist known for her outsized...

 

Obituary - LEONARD GOLDMAN

Submitted by the family Leonard Goldman, age 83, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, at AdventHealth Orlando Hospital after surgery and a heroic fight to keep spending more days with his best friend and love of his life, Marilyn D Goldman....

 

Obituary - RUTH MARGARET WALLACE

Submitted by the family Ruth Margaret Wallace passed away on Sept. 11, 2020. Ruth was a very special person. She was smart, kind and loving. She loved her children, grandchildren, her brothers, her brothers’ spouses, children and their children,...

 

Obituary - RUTH GOLDHAR

Submitted by family Ruth “Billie” Goldhar, 96, of Longwood, Fla., passed away on Aug. 29, 2020. She was born on Sept. 28, 1923 to the late Joseph and Naomi Lehman in Chicago. She was married to the late David Goldhar for 61 years. Ruth and David...

 

Obituary - JACK CHUDNEY

Jack Chudney, age 88, of Oviedo, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, at Savannah Court of Oviedo, following a brief illness. Mr. Chudney was born on Sept. 10, 1931, in Sosnowiec, Poland, to the late Harry and Sara Hershkowitz Chudney. He was...

 

Obituary - ALLAN M. ETZKIN

Submitted by the family Allan M. Etzkin wa born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Feb. 28, 1947 to Joe and Paula Etzkin and died on Aug. 30, 2020, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., at the age of 73. At the age of 16, Allan, and his twin brother, Michael, moved...

 

Obituary - RUTH LEHMAN GOLDHAR

Ruth L. “Billie” Goldhar, age 96, passed away peacefully at Village on the Green HealthCare Center, Longwood, on Saturday evening, Aug. 29, 2020. Billie was born in Chicago, Illinois, on Sept. 28, 1923, to the late Joseph and Naomi Duckman Lehman...

 

Obituary - SUSAN LOIS VESHAPIDZE

Susan Lois Veshapidze, age 68, of Orlando, passed away peacefully on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, at VITAS Suites in Winter Garden. Susan was born on April 12, 1952, in Hornell, New York, a child of Joseph L. and Edith Elaine Cohen Katz. She was a college...

 

Bar Mitzvah - Jaret Samuel Richman

Jaret Samuel Richman, son of Scott and Gwen Richman of Gotha, Fla., was called to the Torah as a bar mitzvah on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, at Congregation of Reform Judaism in Orlando. Jaret is in the...

 

Obituary - ROD MACE JAMES BOBELE

Written by the family Rod Mace James Bobele, 35, of Winter Park, died Aug. 12, 2020. He fought a rare cancer for 18 months with humor and courage. Rod was a 2nd Degree Black Belt, a touring Yo-Yo...

 

Obituary - ALBERT IRVING GROSS

Written by the family Albert Irving Gross was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on Aug. 25, 1929, to Molly and Meyer Gross and passed on Aug. 16, 2020, following a lengthy illness. At age 2 during the winter, Al sat in his baby carriage along with food...

 

Obituary - PHYLLIS LIEBLICH

Submitted by the family Longwood: Phyllis Lieblich passed away on Aug. 20, 2020 peacefully at home. She was born March 7, 1932, in New York, New York. She was predeceased by her husband, Severyn...

 

Angela Buxton, Jewish tennis star who won Wimbledon doubles title, dies at 85

(JTA) — Angela Buxton won the women’s doubles championship at Wimbledon in 1956, but she was denied admission to the All England Club, which hosts the prestigious tennis tournament, saying it was because of anti-Semitism. The club traditionally...

 

Obituary - LYNN S. GOLDOVITZ

Congregation Sinai of Central Florida is sad to announce Lynn S. Goldovitz, 67, of DeBary, Florida, passed away on Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. She was born on July 10, 1953, in Wareham, Massachusetts, to...

 

Obituary - HARRIET PASTER STORYK

Harriet Storyk, age 91 of Altamonte Springs, Fla., passed away peacefully on Monday Aug. 10, 2020, with her two daughters by her side. She was a beloved wife, sister, daughter, mother, grandmother,...

 

Bat Mitzvah - Paige Isabel Rosenblatt

Paige Isabel Rosenblatt, daughter of Jessica and Seth Rosenblatt of Altamonte Springs, Fla., will be called to the Torah as a bat mitzvah on Aug. 22, 2020, at the Congregation of Reform Judaism....

 

Obituary - RENEE MOSS

Renee Moss, age 93, passed away on July 27, 2020, at Lake Mary Health and Rehab Center. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, on April 17, 1927, to the late Max and Molly Fischer. Mrs. Moss was a graduate of City College of New York with a degree in...

 

Obituary - JUDITH GABBAI

Judith Gabbai, age 76, of Winter Park, passed away peacefully at Oakmont Village – Sienna Memory Care, on Monday night, July 13, 2020. Mrs. Gabbai was born in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Nov. 26, 1943, a daughter of the late Eliezer and Sara Levy Choc. Sh...

 

Obituary - MARION SCHWARTZ

Marion Schwartz, age 85, of Lake Mary, passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at AdventHealth Hospice Orlando. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, on May 30, 1935, to the late Joseph and Bessie...

 

Obituary - JEROME "JERRY" FELMAN

Jerome “Jerry” Felman, age 78, of Winter Springs, passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at South Seminole Hospital in Longwood. Jerry was born on April 19, 1942, in Buffalo, New York, one of three children born to the late Yitzhak Meyer and...

 

Obituary - WALTER HALPERIN

Walter Halperin, age 95, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at his residence. Dr. Halperin was born in New York City on Dec. 10,1924, to the late Sam and Luba Ariev Halperin. He was a graduate of Long Island University and received...

 

Obituary - ALEJANDRO ENRIQUE HERSTIG

Alejandro Enrique “Golan” Herstig, age 70, of Orlando, passed away on Monday, June 22, 2020, at AdventHealth Kissimmee from COVID-19. He was born on June 26, 1949, in Buenos Aires, Argentina to the late Menachem Mendel and Regina Gutman Herstig....

 

Obituary - DIANA KATZ-RECU

Diana Katz-Recu, age 87, of Orlando, passed away peacefully at Cornerstone Hospice at ORMC on Tuesday, June 30, 2020. She was born on Jan. 13, 1933, in Newark, New Jersey, to the late Alan and Gertrude Zimmerman Kassoy. A graduate of Hunter College,...

 

Obituary - ROBERT A. SAFFER

Robert (Bob) Saffer passed away peacefully early in the morning on Father’s Day, June 21, 2020. He was born Oct. 14, 1924. He loved nothing more than being with family and friends, as long as food was involved. He never met a stranger and was...

 

Obituary - CORAL JOY AMBUTER

Coral Joy (Epstein) Ambuter, age 77, of Windermere, Fla., and formerly of Needham, Mass., passed away peacefully on Friday, June 12, 2020, at AdventHealth Hospice Orlando. A native of Cambridge, Mass., Coral was born on Sept. 4, 1942, to the late...

 

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