RICHARD H. BERNSTEIN
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(JTA) — Benjamin Ferencz, the last surviving member of the prosecuting team at the Nuremberg trials that convicted Nazi ringleaders for crimes against humanity, died Friday in Florida. He was 103.
Only a few weeks ago, in the days leading up to Purim, Shimon Boyer asked his four children, Tamar, Shevach, Nachman and Dov, to select a costume for the holiday. Tamar and Nachman were easy. They chose to dress as Queen Esther and Mordecai, respectively. Dov, as usual, would be a bear, but …
Residents of Greater Phoenix will likely remember Mark Sklar as a real estate developer who helped shape the city’s growth, or as a philanthropist who gave generously of his time and money to Jewish and secular causes.
Sybil Yastrow, teacher, advocate for public education and philanthropist, died Wednesday, Oct. 26, at home in Scottsdale. She was 86 years old.