On December 25, 2014, Lyova, beloved husband of the late Gitlya Rabin; loving father of Larisa (Ilyavu) Gavrielova and Semyon (Yana Teller) Vernik; devoted brother of Anatoly Breizman; adored grandfather of Svetlana (Vadim) Bakaev, Alla (Andrew) Goldberg, Natella Gavrielova and Dmitry Vernik; loving great-grandfather of six. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road,… Read More


On December 23, 2014, Gertrude, beloved wife of the late Larry Katz; devoted mother of Ann (Daniel) Fried, Tessa (Glenn) Fuchs; dear sister of the late Essie Rothman, Stella Werner and Lily Phillips; loving grandmother of David (Renee) Fried, Ilana Fried, Rachel (Asher) Page, Michele Fried, Aaron (Leah) Fuchs and Shera (Daniel) Beck; loving great… Read More


On December 22, 2014, Norman, beloved husband of Edna Lindenberg (nee Hansen); cherished father of Diana (Dr. Elliot) Rothschild and Joseph Lindenberg; adored brother in law of Charles Sarver and Roberta Lindenberg; loving grandfather of Ephraim, Chavie, Daniel, Yocheved, and Shoshana Rothschild. Funeral services and interment will be held at Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Iselin, NJ… Read More


On December 22, 2014, Irene Charlotte (nee Rosen), beloved wife of the late Dr. Marvin Kasik; loving mother of Karen (Michael) Norman and Brian (Roberta) Kasik; devoted sister of Sylvia Sushman and the late Calvin, Harold, Sidney, Simon and Rena Rosen; loving grandmother of Jessica (Luke) Temple and Stephen D. Norman; also survived by many loving… Read More

Ahead of Her Time

Betty Waghelstein
(Submitted by Shelley Morhaim)

Glass-ceiling-shattering business woman Betty L. Waghelstein, former owner and president of Luby Chevrolet and Luby Honda, passed away Nov. 26 at Roland Park Place of complications from a broken hip. She was 89. Betty Arlene Luby was born in Denver to Sam Luby Sr., founder of Luby Chevrolet, and May Luby, a homemaker. She was… Read More

‘A Rabbi of Rabbis’


LOS ANGELES — As a path-breaking thinker, innovator and activist, Rabbi Harold Schulweis’ role extended far beyond his base as the spiritual leader of his Los Angeles-area congregation. “Harold Schulweis was widely regarded as the most successful and influential synagogue leader in his generation, a public intellectual who redefined what it is to be a… Read More


On December 21, 2014, BERNICE (nee Levine), long time member of the Miriam Lodge, beloved wife of the late Daniel Wood; loving mother of Ilene (Michael) Gold and Allan Wood; devoted sister of Stanley Levine; cherished grandmother of Emily and Max Gold; loving aunt of Stephen and Wendy Levine. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS.,… Read More


On December 20, 2014, WILLIAM, devoted husband of the late Esther Weiner (nee Melman); beloved father of Eric Weiner and Barry Weiner; loving companion of Alice Prince. Funeral services and interment will be held at Hebrew Young Mens Cemetery, 5800 Windsor Mill Road, on Tuesday, December 23 at 12:30 p.m. Please omit flowers.


On December 20, 2014, CHARLOTTE (nee Darsch), beloved wife of the late Albert Rudman and Irvin Levy; dear mother of Neil (Angela) Levy and late Phyllis Quarles; loving stepmother of B. Madeline (Ahmi) Goldfarb; dear mother-in-law of William Quarles; dear sister of Sheldon Darsch; adored grandmother of Nicole, Brent and Garrett Levy; devoted stepgrandmother of… Read More


On December 20, 2014, ALAN, beloved husband of the late Judith Edelstein (nee Jacobs), adored father of Robert (Dorothy) Edelstein and Howard Edelstein; cherished stepbrother of Bernice Brafman and the late Lee Klavans; loving grandfather of Judith Leah Edelstein; dear friend of Elizabeth Miller. Funeral services and interment will be held at Oheb Shalom Memorial… Read More