Obituaries

Beverly Nimetz

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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...

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....

Judith Freedman Bravman

Judith Freedman Bravman, of Silver Spring, died on Mar. 8. Beloved wife of the late Sumner M. Bravman and the late A. Fred Freedman....