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Arlen Specter Remembered As Iconoclast Who Enjoyed Tangling With Tyrants

2 Heshvan 5773 – October 17, 2012
WASHINGTON – During his 30 years in the clubby confines of the U.S. Senate, Arlen Specter never lost his acerbic prosecutorial zeal, friends and associates say.

Arlen Specter, Jewish Former U.S. Senator From PA, Dies At 82

29 Tishri 5773 – October 14, 2012
Arlen Specter, U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania 1961 - 2011, has died. Specter was 82 years old. Specter is survived by his wife, Joan, his son Stephen, his son Shanin, daughter-in-law Tracey, and 5 granddaughters. Specter was Jewish and over his lifetime belonged to several different synagogues. His granddaughters all attended a Conservative Jewish day school in the Philadelphia suburbs.

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