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Baruch Dayan HaEmet – Dr. John Robbins z”l

John Bennet Robbins, M.D. (father of Ellen Taxman), a pioneer in development of modern bacterial vaccines and co-developer of a vaccine that has spared thousands of children from a major cause of death and intellectual disability, has passed away after a long illness.

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A Eulogy for Carl Herbet z”l

“Aizeh hu gibor? Who is strong?” asked Rabbi ben Zoma in Pirkei Avot, “hacoveysh et yiztro, the one who controls his passions.” Carl Herbet was physically strong, streetwise and a tough guy, but his nature was not tough.

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A Eulogy for Doris Small z”l

In these frightening times where anti-Semitism and other forces of hate are alive and well in our world, we have an obligation to remember Doris Small, Devorah bat Moshe u’Miriam, and to tell her story, even though it’s no fairy tale.

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