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


On December 19, 2014, NATALIE (nee Chipman), beloved wife of the late Bernard Holtzman; devoted mother of Sharon (Arnold) Politzer and Carol (Jim) Roskam; dear sister of Benjamin Chipman, Rhoda Rosenthal and the late Leona Silverman; cherished grandmother of Joseph (Idah) Politzer, Michelle (Trevor) Rick and Esther Ann Roskam; adored great-grandmother of Sidni Politzer. Services… Read More


On December 19, 2014, Dr. HERBERT LEE, beloved husband of Joyce Kronthal (nee Kelman); devoted father of Randi Kronthal-Sacco (Robert Sacco), Dr. Alan (Jennie) Kronthal and the late Adam Kronthal; dear brother of Dr. Alfred (Roz) Kronthal; cherished grandfather of Benjamin and Rachel Sacco and Anna, Elizabeth and Katherine Kronthal. Services at SOL LEVINSON &… Read More


On December 10, 2014, NAOMI, beloved wife of the late Louis Savar, loving mother of David (Sara Lynne) Savar and Jonathan Savar, cherished Bubbie to Paula, Aaron, Louis, Elizabeth and Laura Savar. Contributions in her memory may be sent to The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, 101 West Mt. Royal Ave., Baltimore, MD 21201,… Read More


On December, 14, 2014, NATHAN “SONNY,” son of the late Elsie Briskman and Joseph Sachs; husband of Joan (Hartz); father of Susan (Susan Sutton), Louis (Madelaine); grandfather of Joseph. Also survived by his brothers Herbert (Ann) and Robert (Mickie). Interment at Raleigh Hebrew Cemetery. A memorial service will be held on January 18, 2014, in… Read More