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Harold Friedman

Harold Friedman

Funeral services for Harold “Harry” Friedman, a longtime Denver resident, took place July 8 at Golden Hill Cemetery. Rabbi Bruce Dollin and Cantor Martin Goldstein officiated at services for Mr. Friedman who passed away July 7, 2010. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.

Mr. Friedman was a native of Rochester, NY, born Aug. 16, 1918, and resided there until 1940, when he moved to Denver. He married the former Irene Kauvar on March 24, 1940 and was preceded by her in death.

A graduate of Ben Franklin High School in Rochester, Mr. Friedman was a US Army veteran, serving in an anti-aircraft unit from 1942 to 1944.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 29 July 2010 01:20 )

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Joan Arnow, philanthropist

NEW YORK — Joan Arnow, a noted Jewish philanthropist, has died following a long bout with melanoma. Arnow, who lived in the New York suburb Scarsdale, died Tuesday, June 29, 2010. She was 80. She was being remembered as a creative philanthropist who supported a number of diverse projects, many of them Jewish.
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Rabbi Yehuda Benasouli, former Madrid chief rabbi

MADRID — Rabbi Yehuda Benasouli, the former chief rabbi of Madrid who presided over the Spanish quincentennial reconciliation visit of King Juan Carlos I to a synagogue in his city, has died. The Morocco-born Benasouli died May 31, 2010 in Madrid at the age of 77, according to a relative. Benasouli served as chief rabbi of Madrid from 1978 until his retirement in 2000. The highlight of his tenure took place on March 31, 1992, when Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia came to the Beth Yaakov Synago...
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Robert Byrd, US Senator

Robert Byrd, US SenatorWASHINGTON — Robert Byrd, the longest-serving US senator who criticized Israel but refrained from using his considerable power to cut its funding, has died. Obituaries for Byrd, 92, a West Virginia Democrat, focused on the bookends to his 51-year career: His membership for several years before his election in the racist Ku Klux Klan and his unsuccessful effort to filibuster the 1964 Civil Rights Act, and his opposition in the last decade to the Iraq war.
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Les Saffil

Les SaffilLes Saffil, a native of Denver, passed away June 13 in Los Angeles, Calif. A memorial service is pending in Los Angeles. “He was a loving husband and doting father, grandfather, brother and uncle,” the family said. “A good friend to everyone, he will be sorely missed.” Mr. Saffil was born Aug. 12, 1933, in Denver. A graduate of East High School, he earned an accounting degree from DU.
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