Obituaries

Roberta Cohen Levine

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Roberta “Robbie” Cohen Levine, of Silver Spring, passed away on March 17. She was 86. Known to all as Robbie, she was born in...

Beverly Nimetz

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Beverly Nimetz, of Silver Spring, passed away on March 18. Beloved wife of Stanley Nimetz; devoted mother of Marnie (Jeff) Grinspoon and David (Stefanee)...

Robert S. Plotkin

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Robert S. Plotkin, of Annapolis, died following complications from a hip fracture on March 16. He was 89. Mr. Plotkin was born in New...

Earl Norman Simons

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Earl Norman Simons, of Rockville, passed away on March 15. He was 89. He dedicated his retirement years as a docent at the U.S....

Gertrude Stone

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Gertrude “Trudy” Stone, of Silver Spring, passed away on March 18. She was 87. Beloved wife of the late Lawrence Stone; devoted mother of...

Anita J. Willens

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Anita J. Willens, of Chevy Chase, died on March 3. Born in New York City on June 27, 1926, Anita grew up in the...

Claire Windsor

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Claire Windsor, of Silver Spring, passed away on March 8. Claire was a lover of opera, an accomplished writer and an avid walker. She...

For over 40 years, this man bought New York’s leavened bread products before Passover

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For decades, dozens of Orthodox rabbis would gather in a New York City synagogue on the morning before Passover and, one by one, sell...

For over 40 years, this man bought millions of dollars of New York’s leavened...

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For decades, dozens of Orthodox rabbis would gather in a New York City synagogue on the morning before Passover and, one by one, sell...

Norton Juster, ‘The Phantom Tollbooth’ writer who grew up reading Yiddish novels, dies at...

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By Gabe Friedman Norton Juster, a Jewish architect and children’s book writer best known for his classic wordplay-filled novel “The Phantom Totllbooth,” died March 8....