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Joyce Zeff, 1931-2015

Who was Joyce Zeff? Most people, if asked to answer this question about themselves, would want the answer to be as long as possible, containing all of their...

Martin Gilbert, 1937-2015

An historian’s historian, Martin Gilbert included the individual voice and brought history even to those unwilling or unable to read it. As was once observed of the...

Rabbi Israel Rosenfeld, 1928-2015

Memories of a living piece of history, of a unique holy soul, carry us forward. Rabbi Israel Rosenfeld died 70 years, minus one day, from the date of his liberation...

Eugene Weisberg, 1919-2015

Old age, no doubt a blessing, also runs a risk, amply illustrated by Gene Weisberg, who died last week at the age of 95. The risk is that few will remember you within...

Bill Corn, 1923-2014

We’re going to miss that crackling, pleasant, curious, friendly and phenomenally concerned voice coming over the line — the voice of Bill Corn from Boulder. We’re...

Gil Marks, 1952-2014

There’s no denying that enthusiasm for Jewish cookery has experienced a veritable explosion over the past decade or so. This mirrors an increased interest in food among...

Jill Friedman Fixler, 1953-2014

Jill Friedman Fixler lived her extraordinary life on many levels. She popularized the concept of volunteerism in synagogues and organizations throughout Denver and the...

Jerry Grossfeld, 1924-2014

Jerry Grossfeld kept the faith. He headed Jewish Family and Children’s Service (as JFS was then known), 1976-1989, when the nuclear Jewish family was dropping from the...

Lucie Prenzlau, 1917-2014

Where to begin? Where to end? What was inside the circle of life, the fullness of Lucie Prenzlau? If this circle were a wheel, each of its spokes would likely define the...

Jacob Birnbaum, 1926-2014

Millions who know not his name owe him an incalculable debt of gratitude It is surely no stranger to history that some of its main actors die penniless and in...