Judge Nathaniel R. Jones, federal judge, lawyer, and civil rights activist, is remembered for his sharp memory, his intelligence, his kindness, and his courage to speak out in opposition to conventional wisdom. He was a fierce advocate for civil rights, fighting throughout his career for jus…
(JTA) — Buck Henry, the screenwriter and director who earned an Oscar-nomination for his script for the 1967 film “The Graduate,” has died at 89.
Debora, née Kielmanowicz, Schaengold, a resident of Hollywood, Florida and formerly of Cincinnati, Ohio passed away on January 22, 2020. She was born August 26, 1920 in Warsaw, Poland to Shlomo and Tsivia (Tenenbaum) Kielmanowicz and after surviving the Holocaust and Soviet Union labor camps…
(JTA) — Composer Jerry Herman, who wrote music and lyrics for Broadway hits including “Hello, Dolly!” and “La Cage aux Folles,” died at the age of 88.
RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) – Jacob Dolinger, one of Brazil’s most distinguished authorities on international law, who was Jewish, died in Israel.
(JTA) — Morton Mandel, a Cleveland businessman who donated tens of millions of dollars to Jewish causes, has died.
(JTA) — Eric Pleskow, who escaped the Nazis to become a film executive whose movies won the Academy Award for best picture seven times, has died. He was 95.
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Kenneth Bialkin, a philanthropist and a longtime leader of a plethora of major Jewish organizations, has died at 89.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Rabbi Reuven Hammer, one of the pioneers of Conservative Judaism in Israel, has died. He was 86.
(JTA) — Legendary Broadway producer and director Harold “Hal” Prince, who brought “Fiddler on the Roof” to the stage, has died at the age of 91.
(JNS) Renowned and prolific Israeli poet Tuvia Ruebner died on July 29, at the age of 95 at his home in Kibbutz Merchavia.
NEW YORK (JTA) — Robert Morgenthau, who served as Manhattan’s district attorney for more than three decades, died at 99.
(JTA) — Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor, who underwent experiments in Auschwitz together with her twin sister, has died at the age of 85.
(JTA) — Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce, 20, best known for his role on the network’s comedy show “Jessie,” died suddenly in his sleep after a seizure on July 6.