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Elaine Hoffman Obituary
September 15, 1938 - August 7, 2016 Elaine Hoffman passed away peacefully in Aspen, Colorado. She was born September 15th, 1938 in Los Angeles, California. She graduated from Dorsey High and UCLA. Elaine was a dedicated advocate for social justice. She had been on the board of The Urban League, Santa Monica Arts Council and California Water Commission, amongst others. She is survived by her two loving daughters: Wendy Robbins and Kim Hoffman, her partner Arthur Greenberg, daughter-in-law, Karen Paull and her beloved Samoyed, Kodi. Elaine was preceded in death by her two sons, Brett and Brad Hoffman, her husband Jack Cherbo, and her parents, Ann and Ralph Abrams. Her accomplishments include: CEO and Co-Founder of Cherbo Publishing Group, Stockbroker, Finance Director of the California Democratic Party, Board of Directors with Americans for Peace Now. In 2005, she received APN's Yitzhak Rabin Peace Award. She was an active and dedicated member of Kehillat Israel Congregation and J Street. Elaine was loved by many friends around the world. A memorial to celebrate her life is scheduled for Monday, August 15th, at 10am at Kehillat Israel, with a reception to follow. Please make donations to the Tikkun Olam Social Justice Fund in memory of Elaine Hoffman. Address: Kehillat Israel, 16019 W. Sunset Blvd., Pacific Palisades, CA 90272.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Aug. 11 to Aug. 12, 2016
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