On July 14, 2014, JOHN, dear brother of Carolyn (Harris) Miller; cherished son of the late Selma and David Axel; dear uncle of Laurie and Wendy (Aaron); loving great-uncle of Alex and Melanie. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane, on Thursday, July 17 at 11 a.m. Interment… Read More


On Wednesday, July 9, 2014, Dr. SAMUEL SHMUEL z”l, husband of Marcia (Marcy), father of Edward (Tzachi) and his wife, Lara, Ari and his wife Miri and Dov (Dubi) and his wife Jamie; grandfather of Noah and Aviv, Etai, Omri and Nitsan, and Jake, Lexi, Seth and Kobe. Interment at the Gan Yavne Cemetery in… Read More


On July 11, 2014, LOUIS (1915-2014), loving husband of the late Mollie Rosenbaum Epstein; father of Sonia Bomstein (Stanley) and Elaine Neuringer (Charles); grandfather of Brian Bomstein (Laurie Friesner Bomstein), Lauri Sokoloff (Barry), Rachel Matz, Karin Matz (Jerry Pedroza), great-grandfather of Spencer and Dylan Bomstein, Michelle and Adam Sokoloff, Mason Pedroza and Nathaniel Kehrberg; long-time… Read More


On July 13, 2014, ESTHER (nee Farber), cherished wife of Benjamin Dubin; loving mother of Rachel Dubin; adored sister of Lorraine Farber (Kenny) Blumberg. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane, on Wednesday, July 16 at 1 p.m. Interment at Baltimore Hebrew Cemetery, Berrymans Lane. Please omit flowers…. Read More


On July 12, 2014, ELLIOTT EDWARD, son of the late Walter and Julia Lapin; brother of the late Tellasandra Lapin; cherished life partner of Robert Wilson; beloved father of Marc Lapin (Pauline), Dr. Richard Lapin, and the late Jon Lapin; and loving grandfather of Jacob and Jordan Lapin. Also survived by former wife and friend,… Read More


An unveiling for ESTHER ROTH will take place on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Cneseth Israel Cemetery, 443 Hoffman Road, Reserve Township, Pa.


On July 10, 2014, KAREN (nee Levine), beloved wife of Robert Rosenfelt; loving mother of Jeffrey (Rebecca) Rosenfelt and Daniel (Amanda) Rosenfelt; devoted sister of Susan (Dr. Steve) Levinson; cherished grandmother of Miriam and Hadassah Rosenfelt; cherished daughter of Shirley and the late Judge Irving Levine; loving brother-in-law of Scott Rosenfelt (Victoria Dolceamore). Services at… Read More

Crossing Boundaries


Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi was one of the world’s most innovative and influential Jewish spiritual leaders. To his followers, he was their Hasidic rebbe. But what other rebbe had dropped acid with Timothy Leary and dialogued with the Dalai Lama? Schachter-Shalomi, who died last week at 89, wasn’t the only rabbi who tinkered radically with Jewish… Read More


On July 8, 2014, MILDRED (nee Kellman), loving wife of Stanley Aronoff; cherished mother of Barbara (Larry) Gandel, Chana (Herschel) Lazaroff, Alan (Robin) Aronoff, Judy (Cem) Basak and Suzy (Stewart) Bradshaw; adored sister of Miriam (David) Longman; beloved grandmother of Brian Gandel, Shaina Minkoff, Chaya (Yossel) Bialestock, Mendy Lazaroff, Yitzi Lazaroff and the late Jennifer… Read More


On July 8, 2014, ABRAHAM, beloved husband of Sara Niderberg (nee Nissenbaum); loving father of Esther (Jacob) Schlanger, Syma (Shalom) Kelman and Ben-Zion (Debbie) Niderberg; devoted grandfather of Simcha (Nikki) Schlanger, Tirza (Ariel) Bayewitz, Tamar Schlanger, Naomi (Yossi) Frydman, Adina (Moshe) Meister, Ora (Dani) Zuckerbrod, Vivi Kelman, Leora, Eitan, Tova, Elisheva, Adina and Ilana Niderberg;… Read More