On October 19, 2014, ALMA (nee Drien), loving mother of Eve (Benjamin) Reed; devoted sister of the late Allan Drien; adored grandmother of Jonah and Lila Reed. Funeral services will be held at Temple Isaiah, 12200 Scaggsville Road, Fulton, MD 20759 on Wednesday, October 22 at noon. Interment at Columbia Memorial Park, 11895 Clarksville Pike,… Read More


On October 18, 2014, NATHAN, beloved husband of Glenda Chernoff (nee Weinstein); cherished father of Michael (Dr. Jodi D.J.) Chernoff, Dr. Martin (Lisa) Chernoff and Marissa (Michael) Myers; devoted grandfather of Ryan, Kaylee and Hannah Chernoff, Samuel and Rachel Chernoff, Ariel and Bailey Myers. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at… Read More


On October 20, 2014, JULES ERWIN, beloved husband of Barbara Blitz (nee Furst); devoted father of Roger and Jodi Blitz, Brian Blitz and Scott Blitz; cherished grandfather of Ryan, Staci, Ari and Erin Blitz. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane, on Wednesday, October 22 at 10 a.m…. Read More


On October 16, 2014, GOLDIE (nee Kirson), beloved wife of the late Benjamin Miller; devoted mother of Natalie (late Ervin) Wilder and Dr. Gerald (Lillian) Miller; loving sister of the late Hattie Kirson, Rose Levin and Edna, Abraham, Walter and Jerry Kirson; cherished grandmother of Beth (Dr. Michael) Sellman, Dr. Alan (Jackie) Wilder, Nan (Rick)… Read More


On October 15, 2014, NANCY (nee Frank), beloved wife of Mark Carp; loving mother of Matthew Carp; adored daughter of Annette and the late Leonard Frank; cherished sister of Ellen Frank. Interment at Baltimore Hebrew Cemetery, Berrymans Lane. Please omit flowers. Contributions in her memory may be sent to Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America,… Read More


On October 19, 2014, JANICELEA (nee Olin), beloved wife of the late Leonard Ackerman; cherished mother of Steven (Anjali) Sheffrin, Jack (Mariko) Sheffrin, Stacey (Rob) Mazer, Michael (Kymmarie) Sheffrin; dear step-mother of Fern (John) Indelicato; adored sister of Gayle Olin (Maxey Mayton); also survived by 11 loving grandchildren and three loving great-grandchildren. Services at SOL… Read More


On October 18, 2014, PAULA (nee Freeman), beloved wife of the late Howard Shear; devoted mother of Beth Farb; cherished sister of Shirley Silver. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane, on Tuesday, October 21 at 4 p.m. Interment at Beth El Memorial Park, Randallstown. Please omit flowers…. Read More


On October 19, 2014, GERTRUDE (nee Bowers), beloved wife of the late Kenneth Schloss; devoted mother of Lisa Schloss, Diane (Frank) Witles; dear sister of Stanley (late Florence) Bowers and the late Howard (Ruth) Bowers and Helen Stoller; loving grandmother of Courtney Liss, Justin Witles, Blake Cox and Brady Cox. Services at SOL LEVINSON &… Read More


On October 18, 2014, ROBERT, beloved husband of Leone Goldsmith (nee Fried); dear father of Dr. Leonard Goldsmith; cherished grandfather of Jason (Alisa) Goldsmith, Vicki Goldsmith and Bryan (Ashley) Goldsmith; adored great-grandfather of Isabella and Emma. Please omit flowers.

‘A Transformative Figure’


JERUSALEM — Ralph Goldman, who as a young man helped shepherd the State of Israel into existence and later devoted his professional life to bringing humanitarian relief to Jews around the globe, has died at 100. Goldman, who worked with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee since 1968 — he served twice as its chief… Read More