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Obituary - MARTIN M. PRAGUE

Born on Aug. 30, 1930, Martin M. Prague (Marty) died on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022. Martin was born in Bronx , NY. He graduated cum laude from CCNY (City College of New York), now known as The Baruch...

 

Obituary - STANLEY BECKER

Stanley J. Becker, 96, died Monday, Oct. 24, 2022, at his Lake Mary home following a brief illness. Becker was born March 28, 1926, in Jacksonville, Florida, and he was a life long resident of the Orlando area. He was a World War II Army veteran and...

 

Obituary - ELAINE DISLER

Elaine Disler, 87, died Wednesday, Oct.19, 2022, at her Sanford home following a brief illness. Disler was born April 16, 1935, in Boston, Massachusetts, to the late Max and Evelyn (Sandler) Palman...

 

Obituary - DAVID SHIF

David Shif, 84, Bradenton, Florida died Friday, Oct. 21, 2022, at Hunters Creek Nursing and Rehab Center following a brief illness. Shif was born Aug. 20, 1939, in Belarus to the late Shmuel and Rachel (Rodinski) Shif and moved to Florida in 1978...

 

Obituary - TESS WISE

Tess Wise, 99, died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022 at her Orlando home following a brief illness. Wise was born June 6, 1923, in Szydtowiec, Poland, and moved to the Orlando area in 1946 from Chattanooga,...

 

Pillar of the community, Tess Wise passes

Holocaust Center founder Tess Wise, who as a teen escaped from a Nazi labor camp and who dedicated her life to fighting antisemitism and the ultimate consequences of hate, passed at the age of 99 on...

 

Obituary - BORIS OFFIR

Mr. Boris Offir, 59, of Orlando, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2022, at Orlando Health following a brief illness. Mr. Offir was born Oct. 31, 1962, in Petach Tikva, Israel to the late Yosef and Tanya...

 

Obituary - LORA LEISER WOLF

Ms. Lora Leiser Wolf, 96, of Lake Mary, Florida, died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, at Advent Health Altamonte following a brief illness. Ms. Wolf was born Sept. 27, 1926, in Witten, Germany, to the late...

 

Obituary - RACHEL WOLF

Ms. Rachel Wolf, 98, of Oviedo, died Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, at Life Care Center of Altamonte Springs following a brief illness. Ms. Wolf was born May 26, 1924, in Tehran, Iran to the late Baruch abd Shoshanah Karbasi. Ms. Wolf is predeceased by her...

 

Obituary - BARBARA JOAN WOLPE

Ms. Barbara Joan Wolpe, 76, of Altamonte Springs, Florida, died Tuesday Oct. 4, 2022, at Orlando Health following a brief illness. Ms. Wolpe was born Sept. 22, 1946, in Brooklyn, New York to the late Paul and Carol (Jacobs) Wolpe. Ms. Wolpe was a...

 

Obituary - DON KIRSCHENBLATT

Mr. Don Kirschenblatt, 76, Poinciana, Florida, died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022, at his home following a brief illness. Mr. Kirschenblatt was born Feb. 19, 1946, in Bronx, New York, to the late Abraham and Martha (Rosen) Kirschenblatt and moved to the...

 

Obituary - TERI TRAVITSKY

Ms. Teri Travitsky, 74, of Altamonte Springs, died Monday, Sept. 19, 2022, at Advent Health Orlando following a brief illness. Ms. Travitsky was born Dec. 2, 1947 in Bronx, New York, to the late Leo...

 

Mikhail Gorbachev dies at 91

(JTA) - Mikhail Gorbachev, the Soviet leader whose reforms, including allowing massive numbers of Jews to emigrate to Israel, changed his country and the world, died at 91. Russian media said...

 

Obituary - JOSEPH IRWIN GOLDSTEIN

On Sept. 16, 1945, Joseph Irwin Goldstein was born to Ralph and Ida (Greenberg) Goldstein in Charleston, South Carolina. A few years later the family, along with his sister, Marlene, moved to the...

 

Obituary - SHARON RUTH GANZ-SHAFIR

Mrs. Sharon Ruth Ganz-Shafir, 71, of Hackettstown, New Jersey, formerly of Windermere, died Sunday Aug. 7, 2022, following a brief illness. Sharon was born Aug. 12, 1950, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Milton and Irene (Belman) Lamin and she was...

 

Obituary - LORNE KRAVETSKY

On Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, Lorne Kravetsky, a wonderful husband and caring friend, passed away suddenly at the age of 52. Lorne was born on March 9, 1970, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. A proud Canadian, entrepreneur, business owner, and avid boater,...

 

Obituary - MARILYN MIRSKY ROTHMAN

Ms. Marilyn Mirsky Rothman, 97, of Apopka, Florida, died Tuesday Aug. 9, 2022. Ms. Rothman was born Jan. 12, 1925, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to the late William and Mary (Haifetz) Mirsky and...

 

Obituary - SYDNEY WEIMER

Sydney Weimer of Fern Park, sister of Genie Blaher, passed away on Aug. 9, 2022. She was just shy of her 80th birthday. Sydney was born Oct. 17, 1942, in Philadelphia, to Oscar and Mildred Goldfarb, z”l. While her children were still very young,...

 

Obituary - FERN WOLDMAN

Fern (Weinstein) Woldman, born July 2, 1933, passed away in Lake Mary, Florida, surrounded by her loving family on Aug. 16, 2022. Formerly of Buffalo, N.Y., and Cape May, N.J., Fern was the daughter o...

 

Obituary - HOWARD A. FORMAN

Howard A. Forman, 65, of Winter Park died Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at Health Central following a brief illness. Mr. Forman was born Oct. 12, 1956, in Washington, D.C., to the late Jacob and Rosalyn (Levine) Forman and moving to the Orlando area in...

 

Obituary - GERALDINE HANNAH WEINER

Geraldine Hannah Weiner, 88, of Winter Park passed away peacefully at her home on July 29, 2022. Originally from Dorchester, Massachusetts, Geraldine lived in Winter Park since 1961. She and her loving husband, Jason, raised 6 children together and...

 

Olivia Newton-John, granddaughter of Jewish Nobel laureate, dies at 73

(JTA) — Olivia Newton-John, the iconic pop singer of the 1970s and ’80s, died at her home in Southern California Monday of the breast cancer she had battled for three decades. She was 73. Newton-John was most famous for her starring role as Sandy...

 

Obituary - ALAN MARK JACOBS

Alan Mark Jacobs, age 69, of Longwood, Florida, passed away on Aug. 02, 2022. He was born on May 19, 1953, in Bridgeport, Connecticut, the son of Benjamin and Marsha (nee Krout) Jacobs. In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by his...

 

Obituary - LOIS F. SILVERBERG

Mrs. Lois F. Silverberg, 86, died Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022, at her Longwood, Florida, home following a brief illness. Mrs. Silverberg was born Oct. 7, 1935, in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Nathan and...

 

Villain on screen, kind-hearted in reality, British actor dies at 80

(JNS) - British Jewish actor David Warner died on Sunday at the age of 80 from "a cancer-related illness," his family confirmed to the BBC. During his long-spanning acting career, Warner-whose father...

 

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