This is an excerpt from “I Am Jewish: Personal Reflections Inspired by the Last Words of Daniel Pearl” (2011), edited by Judea and Ruth Pearl. Ruth Pearl died July 20, 2021 at the age of 85.
Remembering Ruth Pearl, mother of slain journalist Daniel Pearl, and ‘strength incarnate’ who died July 20 at age 85
Malkah Schulweis did not fit the mold of rebbetzin that prevailed in mid-century American synagogue life .
Naomi Levine, a civil rights activist and grand dame of NYU, died on Jan. 14 at age 98.
Bornstein rocketed to fame during the 2016 election for claiming Trump would be “the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency.”
“He didn’t do anything out-and-out special. But he had an unbelievable impact on people. An outsized impact.”
Maggid Yitzhak Buxbaum saw storytelling like a pianist who plays to enthrall an audience.
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Lamm, who helped rebuild Y.U. into the flagship institution of Modern Orthodoxy, had lost his wife to COVID-19 in April.