“For Mathilde Krim, the crime of doing nothing when human lives are in peril was a lesson already learned during the Holocaust.”
WGN’s radio host Milt Rosenberg, who has died at the age of 92, was Chicago’s Charlie Rose (in a good way).
Even Philip Roth, who was friendly with Appelfeld, mistyped him as a “dislocated writer, a deported writer, a dispossessed and uprooted writer.”
King Michael I of Romania proved that being a mama’s boy can result in a mitzvah, working to save hundreds of thousands of Jews from the Holocaust.
Lilli Hornig, the Czech-born Jewish chemist who died on November 17 at age 96, showed interest in what the “Pirkei Avot” terms g’milut chasadim.
“Hitler was distinctive looking. The little mustache he had made him a very recognizable person, but not in a good way,” Feuchtwanger recalled.
For Magris, Jewish tradition is “something that, despite all the damage, is not really damaged. This strength fascinates me.”
Born Monte Halparin to Orthodox Jewish parents, Hall would follow in the footsteps of his mother Rose, who served as a vice president for Hadassah
“Friedman’s awareness of the past was essential for the historically aware pastiche-style scores.”
Shelley Berman, a stand-up comic whose career spanned “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “The Twilight Zone” has died at the age of 92.