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Posted 28 January 2010 - 01:45 PM

J.D. Salinger, 91

http://www.mercuryne...?nclick_check=1

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Posted 28 January 2010 - 02:31 PM

J.D. Salinger, 91

http://www.mercuryne...?nclick_check=1

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wow.

isn't there supposed to be something released upon his death? like years of unpublished material or something?
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Posted 28 January 2010 - 03:28 PM

Not a person, but:

Miramax, movie studio, 31

http://www.thewrap.c...p-miramax-13606

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Posted 28 January 2010 - 03:45 PM

Not a person, but:

Miramax, movie studio, 31

http://www.thewrap.c...p-miramax-13606

wow!!

I think that's sadder than salinger.
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Posted 29 January 2010 - 08:19 AM

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Posted 11 February 2010 - 10:38 PM

Walter Fredrick Morrison, 90: inventor of the Frisbee.

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Posted 20 February 2010 - 07:03 PM

General Alexander Haig, 85
http://news.yahoo.co...ap/us_obit_haig

Soldier, statesman, and friend of Israel.
http://www.vosizneia...r-haig-has-died

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Posted 20 February 2010 - 07:39 PM

This one's a little bit late, but surprisingly, I just heard about it!

Dick Francis, 89

http://www.washingto...d=moreheadlines


I liked his books. His son has been writing the recent ones but the quality is only so-so. :(

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Posted 10 March 2010 - 11:13 AM

Corey Haim, 38

http://movies.msn.co...87384&GT1=28101

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Posted 10 March 2010 - 01:49 PM

David Kimche.

יהי זכרו ברוך

http://www.nytimes.c...?ref=obituaries

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doubt not through the ages one increasing purpose runs, and the thoughts of men are widened with the process of the suns.

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Posted 14 March 2010 - 09:43 PM

Peter Graves, actor, 83

http://latimesblogs....-palisades.html

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Posted 15 March 2010 - 10:16 AM

Corey Haim, 38

http://movies.msn.co...87384&GT1=28101

A private family service is planned for Tuesday at Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Avenue W., Thornhill.

Apparently Corey Haim was Jewish, something I didn't realize until I saw mention of a local Jewish funeral home in a Toronto newspaper article yesterday.

Also, apparently his mom appealed to the public for help in transporting his body back to Canada and paying for his funeral costs. A very sad ending to the life of a very talented and troubled man.
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Posted 16 March 2010 - 01:55 PM

He Pingping, 21, world's shortest man

http://news.yahoo.co...ly_shortest_man

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Posted 25 March 2010 - 12:22 PM

Robert Culp, "I Spy" TV series actor, 79

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Posted 27 March 2010 - 09:28 PM

Dr. Clara "Chaya" Hammer, the "Chicken Lady," zts"l, 1910-2010

http://www.israelnat...ews.aspx/136736

http://www.aish.com/...i/52829162.html

BD"E

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Posted 11 April 2010 - 07:18 PM

Dixie Carter, ‘Designing Women’ Star, 70

http://blogs.wsj.com...omen-star-dies/

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Posted 15 April 2010 - 10:43 PM

http://www.vosizneia...bbi-passes-away
Maryland - Klal Yisroel lost one of the deans of the Rabbonisheh world in America, Rabbi Gedaliah Anemer zatzal passed away today. He was the Rov of the Shomrei Emunah Young Israel synagogue of Silver Spring for over fifty years.

Rav Gedaliah was born in America and was a Talmid muvhak of the Rav Elya Meir Bloch zatzal of Telze. “He was a giant of a Talmid Chochom. Everyone talked about him in yeshiva,” remarked one prominent Telze Alumnus. He came to visit Telze Yeshiva in 1967 and Reb Boruch Sorotzkin said, “ Reb Gedaliah! How are you? I just gave a shiur on such a such a sugya, maybe you remember what I said last time – seven years ago?”

Rabbi Anemer responded, I wasn’t here seven years ago, but I heard the shiur two cycles ago – fourteen years ago, and this is what you said.” Rabbi Anemer then repeated – not just the basics of the shiur but the entirety of it replete with all the lomdus that Rav Sorotzkin had originally included in that earlier delivery.

Rav Anemer was also the Rosh HaYeshivah of the Yeshivah of Greater Washington, and the President of the Vaad Harabbonim of Greater Washington. He was a pioneering Rabbi with a congregation of religious Jews many of whom also worked in the highest echelons of the government. He built the community of Silver Spring, Maryland and Greater Washington into a true Torah community.

One former Rav who stayed at his home remarked, “Rabbi Anemer built Silver Spring into a genuine Torah community. You can see it in the finekeit of everyone who Davens there. The children who grew up there, many of them moved to New York and you can see the depth of their ruchniyus. This was all done by Rabbi Anemer. He did it in the shul. He did it in the Yeshiva. It is an indescribable loss.”

Others who knew him recalled, “His father-in-law was Rabbi Bagley zatzal, who was a Ben Bayis by the Chofetz Chaim. Indeed, the Chofetz Chaim himself would test paragraphs of the Mishna Brurah on him to make sure that it was clear. Rabbi Anemer treated his father with such remarkable Kavod that it was inspiring.”

Rabbi Anemer represented that rare combination of a strong advocacy of pure undiluted Torah with a personality of love and chessed. His impact will be felt in the Torah community that lies near the capital of our country for many decades to come.

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Posted 15 April 2010 - 11:11 PM

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Posted 16 April 2010 - 06:08 AM

We are sad to inform you of the passing of Rabbi Dr. Baruch A. Poupko ZT'L this morning. Rabbi Poupko was living in Seattle, WA the past few years.

Rabbi Poupko was one of the American Rabbinate's most well known figures, a scion of the Poupko Rabbinic Family, a student of the saintly Chafetz Chaim in Europe and a disciple of Rabbi Dr. Joseph Soloveitch at Yeshiva University in the United States. Rabbi Poupko served as Rabbi of Shaare Torah Congregation in Pittsburgh for over five decades and Dean of the Pittsburgh Rabbinate and oversaw the transition of the congregation from the Hill District to building and settling the congregation in Sq. Hill in the late 1940s and early 1950s. Rabbi Poupko's accomplishments and involvement are too numerous to even summarize in this communication.

Rabbi Poupko will be taken for burial in Israel at the Eretz Hachaim Cemetery in Beit Shemesh and funeral information will be forwarded when it becomes available. Members of Rabbi Poupko's family live in the United States and in Israel. Rebbettzin Rivy Kletenik will be sitting shiva at her home in Seattle, WA beginning this afternoon (Wednesday). Any other specific information or contact information will be forwarded as soon as it becomes available. The family has requested that contributions in memory of Rabbi Poupko may be made to Shaare Torah Congregation.

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Posted 19 April 2010 - 01:11 PM

This is a little late, but:

Wilma Mankiller, first female principal chief of the Cherokee Nation, 64
http://www.time.com/...1982333,00.html




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