Obituaries

Ari Gold, yeshivah student-turned-pop star and LGBTQ icon, dies of cancer at 47

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By Gabe Friedman Ari Gold, a pop star who left his Orthodox Jewish roots to become a music icon of and activist for the LGBTQ...

Shlomo Hillel, who spearheaded mass aliyah of Iraqi Jews, dies at 97

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Shlomo Hillel’s life spanned the length and breadth of Israel’s immigrant story and he played a critical role in many of its chapters. Hillel, who...

Helen S. Abel

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Helen S. Abel, of Chevy Chase, died peacefully at her home on Feb. 13. She was 90. Helen was born on March 15, 1930,...

Joanne Kempler Barlia

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Joanne Kempler Barlia, of Washington, died on Feb. 14. She was 57. Joanne was born in Summit, N.J., to Donald Kempler and the former...

Leonard Albert Bosin

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Leonard Albert Bosin, of Silver Spring, died on Feb. 17. Beloved husband of the late Goldie Bosin; devoted father of Randall Bosin and Rhona...

Peter C. Clapman

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Peter C. Clapman, of Bethesda, passed away of COVID complications on Feb 9. He was 84. As senior vice president and chief investment counsel...

Andrew Michael Davis

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Andrew Michael Davis, of Rockville, passed away on Feb. 17. Beloved son of Larry and Susan Futrovsky Davis. Cherished brother of Steven (Courtney) and...

David Henry Goodman M.D.

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David Henry Goodman, of North Bethesda, passed away on Feb. 18. He was 82. Dr. Goodman attended the Hebrew Academy and Roosevelt High School...

Rhoda Herman

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Rhoda Herman, of Bethesda, passed away on Feb. 11. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth Herman; devoted and loving mother of Nadine (Alan) Levin,...

Susan Belle Jaffe

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Susan Belle Jaffe, of Washington, died on Feb. 19. Beloved wife of the late Herbert Jaffe; loving mother of Kenneth (Deborah), Philip (Christine) Jaffe...