Dr. Fanya Gottesfeld Heller, the Holocaust survivor, author, and educator, has passed away. Heller authored the book, “Love in a World of Sorrow: A Teenage Girl’s Holocaust Memoirs,” and was the subject of the 2009 documentary film, “Teenage Witness: The Fanya Heller Story.” She was 93.
Newhouse built the Conde Nast company, which publishes The New Yorker, GQ and Vogue, into a billion-dollar business.
Flint, a World War II veteran, flew some of Israel’s first fighter planes, including refurbished Nazi jets that had been captured by the Allies.
He changed the way we shop in bulk.
Marty Sklar spent 54 years as an “Imagineer” for the Walt Disney Co.
Known as “The Great Jewish Hope,” she set the German high-jump record a month before the Olympics but was barred from the national team.
Today, every social movement has people advocating for them; who will advocate for Yiddish now that Gella is gone?
The death last year of actor Carrie Fisher was due to sleep apnea and other causes, the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office said.
Ehrman was active in Jewish politics for decades, but was best known for unsuccessfully trying to convince Hillary Rodham not to marry Bill Clinton.
Don Rickles, the master insult comic who created laughs with ridicule and sarcasm in a decades-long career that earned him the sarcastic nickname Mr. Warmth, died on Thursday at his Los Angeles home from kidney failure, his publicist said.
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