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Obituaries November 2021


Condolences to the family of Selma Kaplan Glass, 97, who died on September 19. She was predeceased by her husband, Paul Glass, parents Jacob and Lillie Kaplan, sisters Frances Kaplan and May Levitan, and son-in-law Peter Pressman. She is survived by her daughter, Ruth Pressman, grandsons Ada…

Leora Horn

Mazel Tov

Dr. Leora Horn was recognized by the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance for her contribution to synagogue life and improving the local Orthodox community. Dr. Horn, a medical oncologist, has been instrumental in helping the Sherith Israel community during the COVID19 pandemic to remain acti…

Eileen Handler

Mazel Tov

Eileen Handler has received the Distinguished Senior Award from Leading Age, a national organization which focuses on non-profit programs addressing housing and services for the elderly. She was nominated by Mckenzie Moss, life engagement coordinator at Abe’s Garden where she resides. Ei…

Amari Schneider

Bat Mitzvah

Amari Cecilia Schneider will become a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, November 20, at 11 a.m. at The Temple. Amari was born November 2, 2007.  Her parents are Rachel and Jordan Schneider.  Her grandparents are Judi and Steve Schneider of Boca Raton, Fla., and Karen Salvage of Hollywood, Fla. An e…

Philip Lashinsky

Bar Mitzvah

Philip Lashinsky will become Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, November 20, at 10:30 a.m. at Congregation Micah. Philip is the son of Darin Lashinsky and Genevieve Laas. He is the grandson of Paula and Paul Barnett of Franklin. A seventh grader at Brentwood Middle School, he enjoys playing the drum…

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