On December 27, 2014, Ira, beloved father of Arch (Mandy) Peregoff; loving brother of the late Rhoda Ostrow; adored step grandfather Van and Tait. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Monday, December 29, at 9 a.m. Interment Beth Tfiloh Cemetery, 5800 Windsor Mill Road. Please omit… Read More


On December 24, 2014, Evelyn (nee Harris); beloved wife of Mischa N. Schnider; devoted mother of Ellen (Bernard) Wess and Carol Schaefer (Charles Schaefer III); dear sister of Erma (Samuel) Sigler; loving grandmother of Jennifer (Michael) Chung, Philip (Bridget) Wess, Charles Schaefer IV (Beth Schaefer) and the late Sarah (Louis) Cavicchio; loving great grandmother of… Read More


On December 25, 2014, Brigadier General Philip H. beloved husband of Sandra Pushkin (nee Engel); adored father of Stacey (Raymond) Klebanow and Amy (Steve Jarkiewicz) Pushkin; cherished brother of Beverly (late Martin) Katz, and the late Boris Stanley Pushkin; devoted son of the late Evelyn and Max Pushkin; beloved son-in-law of Melba (late Herman) Engel;… Read More


On December 24, 2014, Lillian (nee Kasner), beloved wife of the late Philip Narrow; loving mother of Louis (Betsy) Narrow, Ilana (Aba) Brenenson, and the late Dr. Charles Narrow; adored sister of the late Sam Kasner, Philip Kasner, and Dr. David Kasner; cherished grandmother of Eric, Julia, David and Sarah Narrow, Sora, Sima, Chaya, Dinale,… Read More


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

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