Aron Grünhut, a Bratislava native, is virtually unknown, but he was one of those who was active and risked his life to save Jews during WWII. He was helped by a fire fighter, Emanuel Zima, who was posthumously awarded the Israeli Badge of Honour. An exhibition celebrating Mr Grünhut's life recently closed in Bratislava.

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Recognition at last for the ‘forgotten Schindler’
Category: People
Issue No. 177
 

The third child of Jewish immigrants from the Ukraine, Morris "Moe" Berg was born in New York City. He became a major league baseball star and during the pre- and wartime era, he risked his life in order to uncover information which could help the Allies. Herb Hahn relates some of his legendary wartime deeds.

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The mysterious life of baseball’s Moe
Category: People
Issue No. 177
 

He witnessed Kristallnacht, found his ‘new names’ in a UK telephone directory, received the Military Medal for Bravery from King George VI, interrogated top Nazi von Ribbentrop, and played Santa Claus in Harrods. And if that’s not enough, he’s also starred in two Harry Potter movies . . .

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Welcome to the amazing world of Walter Bingham
Category: People
Issue No. 177
 

Willy Meyerowitz 1928 - 2014

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Willy Meyerowitz 1928 - 2014
Category: People
Issue No. 177
 

Michael Sternberg, former US diplomat who for 24 years was the head of the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) office in Israel, died on July 13 at the age of 77. He worked tirelessly for the good of Israel and believed whole-heartedly in the peace process. He is greatly missed by the family and his legion of friends.

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Michael David Sternberg 1937 - 2014
Category: People
Issue No. 177
 

This incredible woman seemed to have lived several lives and roles during her lifetime. Despite a difficult childhood, Linda Isaacs spread love far afield, from Russia, to London, to Israel, and will be sorely missed by all those she touched.

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Linda Isaacs 1935-2014
Category: People
Issue No. 177
 

Audrey Goodman is remembered with great love, warmth and appreciation by her 3 sons, her bridge partners and some of her very many friends and colleagues

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Audrey Goodman 1933-2014
Category: People
Issue No. 177
 

This photo of Bracha and Mike Gal, on their 64th wedding anniversary, recently won first prize in a photo competition of DOROT, the magazine for the elderly.

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Winning smiles that bridge the years
Category: People
Issue No. 177
 

RAYA FINGERMAN was the ultimate volunteer and ‘do-gooder’. She was the mentor and ‘shoulder’ of the entire Russian community. They were all her extended family and she will be sorely missed by all.

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RAYA FINGERMAN 1935-2014
Category: People
Issue No. 176
 

A fitting tribute to Bella Jellin, who was an outstanding musician, and dedicated oponent to apartheid in South Africa. In Israel she became a beloved volunteer teacher of music to the children of Bet Shemesh.

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Bella Jellin 1930 - 2014
Category: People
Issue No. 176
 
 
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