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File #: 170377    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 4/20/2017 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 4/20/2017
Title: Celebrating the life and honoring the memory of Darrell Zaslow, a zealous advocate for families and rental property owners and an honorable citizen of the City of Philadelphia.
Sponsors: Councilmember Green, Councilmember Domb, Councilmember Reynolds Brown, Councilmember Taubenberger, Councilmember Henon
Attachments: 1. Signature17037700.pdf
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Celebrating the life and honoring the memory of Darrell Zaslow, a zealous advocate for families and rental property owners and an honorable citizen of the City of Philadelphia.

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WHEREAS, On March 1, 2017, Darrell M. Zaslow - cherished husband of Sherri Zaslow (nee Rosenthal), loving father of Dorie (Yirmiyahu) Lauer, Janna (Dr. Aryeh) Henesch, Levi (Shoshana) Zaslow, and Joshua (Baatsheva) Zaslow, dear brother of Dr. Michael Zaslow, Lisa Segelman, and the late Jeffrey Zaslow, devoted grandfather of many, beloved son of Naomi and the late Harry Zaslow, adored son-in-law of Jules and the late Dorothy Rosenthal, dear brother-in-law of Amy Zaslow, David Segelman, Sherry Zaslow, and Barbara and Carmen Morano, and endeared to many nieces, nephews, and dear friends - passed away; and

WHEREAS, For nearly forty years, most recently as a partner of Walder & Zaslow, he practiced family and real estate law, appearing before the Family Courts of the Philadelphia region, where he earned a reputation for providing vigorous and aggressive representation in every aspect of family law, including divorce, property distribution, child support, alimony, adoption, and complex child custody actions; and

WHEREAS, Zaslow is credited with seminal cases in those areas of law in the appellate courts, including a landmark argument before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania that has altered child custody law in Pennsylvania and has affected many thousands of cases heard in the lower courts, in addition to having authored several legal texts on real estate and municipal law; and

WHEREAS, A man of deep Jewish faith, reflected in everything from his firm belief in helping his fellow man to his growing of esrogim, Zaslow's authorship extended to writing on Jewish history, including "A Divine Madness" a commentary on Rabbi Avigdor Miller's manuscript on the Holocaust and "The Approaching Year 6000: A History of the Jews from Pre-Time to the Sixth M...

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