Joel Schwartz Dies

He was a doctor. He collapsed and died at his daughter’s wedding Sunday. He was buried Monday.

He was a regular at Aish HaTorah for many years. He opened his home to dozens of visitors including myself..

About a year ago, he moved to the Fairfax/La Brea area for more traditional Judaism and davened by Rabbi Gershon Bess’s shul at 7211 Beverly Blvd.

He is survived by his brother Harlan and his wife and children.

About Luke Ford

I've written five books (see My work has been covered in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and on 60 Minutes. I teach Alexander Technique in Beverly Hills (
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