He contributed so many deep ideas that drove the field forward, many of which are just as relevant today,” said John Preskill, the Richard P. Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics at Caltech. Dan Schnur weighs in. Survived by daughter Kathy (Mark) Cohen; sons Michael (Mae), David (Hazel); 6 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sister Hannah Novick. But what about the heroes... Our nation has chosen a new leader (Horwitz is so delighted by this he tells me the story twice and also showed me the video of it.) Mount Sinai, Raye Charton died Feb. 5 at 61. When we think of the heroes in World War II, we usually think of individuals who saved others’ lives. I mean, I can’t play. But he tells it like it is.”, Get Washington Jewish Week Newsletter by email and never miss our top storiesWe do not share data with third party vendors. Mount Sinai, Diane J. Wilber died Feb. 10 at 72. Edit Horwitz Publications Level 14, Forsyth Barr Tower 55-65 Shortland Street Posters Publications : Top Businesses. This is classic Murray Horwitz, but I didn’t know that yet. Horwitz can rattle off the timeline in an impressively condensed — and properly whirlwind — fashion. SFSU Faces Possible Federal Investigation for Leila Khaled Event, You’ll Never Believe What I Did Last Night, A Tribute to Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks z”l, ‘Valley of Tears’ Tells Harrowing Stories of the 1973 Yom Kippur War, RespectAbility, Ruderman Foundation Joins Disability Activists in Condemning ‘The Witches’ Movie, Sophia Loren Plays a Holocaust Survivor in ‘The Life Ahead’, Mandy Patinkin Sings ‘God Bless America’ in Yiddish for Election Day, Scarlett Johansson Marries, Will Play ‘Bride’, Pandemic Times Episode 102: Political Expert Dan Schnur on our Uncertain Elections, Dr. Nurit Cohen-Levinovsky: The Rabin Legacy. In a final attempt to get out the vote on Election Day, Jewish performer, mensch and activist Mandy Patinkin serenaded a group of virtual... Scarlett Johansson married ‘Saturday Night Live’ Weekend Update host Colin Jost the weekend of October 26 in an intimate ceremony attended by immediate family... Within six months, he had met his future wife, opera singer Lisa Miller. (You can unsubscribe anytime), © Copyright 2020 Tribe Media Corp • Website by Lightdrop. Survived by wife Estelle; daughter Robin (Tom) Swartz; son Scott; 2 grandchldren; brother Herbert. The best thing about Murray is how brilliant he is, and how hard he works to portray himself as a cartoon character! Which is the more old-school way of saying Horwitz is a showbiz Renaissance man. Share to let others add their own memories and condolences. for my late husband, Herb Harris, and me to have been asked by Murray’s parents to be his Godparents. He has two part-time jobs now as host of “The Big Broadcast” and artist-in-residence at Washington Performing Arts. And on the other end of the phone. Jewish Renewal SHABBAT SERVICES with Reb David, Teens & Kids Comedy Workshop at Baltimore Improv Group, 5 shows to watch while waiting for ‘Shtisel’ Season 3, What are ‘Judeo-Christian values’? He has been given a shoutout as an early industry mentor by Lin-Manuel Miranda (of “Hamilton” fame), who happened to be Horwitz’s filmmaker son Alexander’s roommate in college. We'll miss you my friend. We welcome you to provide your thoughts and memories on our Tribute Wall. And there were the three Peabody Awards he won during his tenure at NPR as director of jazz, classical and entertainment programming in the ‘90s.