Israel lost its most honored senior statesman on September 28, 2016, with the death of Shimon Peres.
I put my foot down and reminded him that this was not a religious paper, so the name Jesus stays as is.
Music saved Leopold Kozlowski’s life during the Holocaust, and gave him purpose afterwards.
Nelson Mandela is a beloved icon for all of South Africa. Richard Goldstone, the controversial jurist, remembers Mandela’s legacy and his friendship.
“Performing is the only excuse for my existence,” Channing said in 1995.
Friends remember Nancy for her trailblazing feminism and commitment to Jewish service.
Hilsenrath was a German Holocaust survivor and novelist celebrated for his trenchant and satirical books on genocide and life in the Jewish ghetto.
“In truth, Tzvika’s real job has been to counsel, assist, mentor and support lone soldiers – treating each of them as if they were his own child.”
He smuggled at least 350 Jewish children whose parents had been killed or sent to Nazi concentration camps across the Franco-Swiss border.
“What he really loved was people, trying to educate them and help them understand what they were doing in science,” said he wife of 37 years.