Tevet 8, 5779, 12/16/2018

Marcel Weissman, A’H

By Larry Gordon We lost a good friend this week in Marcel Weissman of Lawrence; he was 84-years-old. A learned, erudite, and friendly man, Mr....

Noah Klieger: Holocaust Survivor, Journalist, Dies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q0xPXuHBXTk&feature=youtu.be Editor’s Note: Journalist Noah Klieger died at age 92 on December 13, 2018. (JTA) — As a prisoner in Auschwitz, Noah Klieger narrowly escaped death through...

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