VoyForums
[ Show ]
Support VoyForums
[ Shrink ]
VoyForums Announcement: Programming and providing support for this service has been a labor of love since 1997. We are one of the few services online who values our users' privacy, and have never sold your information. We have even fought hard to defend your privacy in legal cases; however, we've done it with almost no financial support -- paying out of pocket to continue providing the service. Due to the issues imposed on us by advertisers, we also stopped hosting most ads on the forums many years ago. We hope you appreciate our efforts.

Show your support by donating any amount. (Note: We are still technically a for-profit company, so your contribution is not tax-deductible.) PayPal Acct: Feedback:

Donate to VoyForums (PayPal):

Login ] [ Contact Forum Admin ] [ Main index ] [ Post a new message ] [ Search | Check update time | Archives: 123[4]56789 ]
Subject: Stanley Hirsh, 76; Led Jewish Journal


Author:
California
[ Next Thread | Previous Thread | Next Message | Previous Message ]
Date Posted: March 26, 2003 3:14:32 EDT

Stanley Hirsh, a Los Angeles businessman and Democratic Party contributor who was publisher of the Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, died Saturday of brain cancer at his home in Studio City. He was 76.

"He was both focused on issues of direct concern to the Jewish community and he was also a real generalist, interested in matters of the greater community," said Rep. Howard L. Berman (D-Van Nuys), who was a friend of Hirsh's. "He was the most generous person in every way."

Hirsh, who owned the Cooper Building in downtown L.A., was a former chairman of Los Angeles' Community Redevelopment Agency. He was active in Jewish philanthropy, including leadership roles in the Jewish Federation Council of Los Angeles and the United Jewish Fund.

A man of good humor, Hirsh once said, "The only thing that two Jews can agree on is how much a third Jew should give to the United Jewish Fund."

With his family, Hirsh established the Hirsh Family Early Childhood Development Center in Tel Aviv to promote more constructive interaction between Israeli Jews and Arabs.

"He had a real sense of civic responsibility," Berman said.

Hirsh was born in New York City and moved to Los Angeles in 1940. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Hirsh is survived by his wife, Anita; two sons, Steve and Adam; two daughters, Elizabeth Naftali and Jennifer Hirsh, all of Los Angeles; and four grandchildren.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Wilshire Boulevard Temple, 3663 Wilshire Blvd. The family requests that donations be made to Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles.

[ Next Thread | Previous Thread | Next Message | Previous Message ]


[ Contact Forum Admin ]


Forum timezone: GMT-5
VF Version: 3.00b, ConfDB:
Before posting please read our privacy policy.
VoyForums(tm) is a Free Service from Voyager Info-Systems.
Copyright © 1998-2019 Voyager Info-Systems. All Rights Reserved.