Postscript to a recent obituary of Shirley Kirsch

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Shirley Kirsch: With your passing, birthday breakfasts have been postponed
Category: People
Issue No. 173
 

The story of an exceptional woman, born in Germany, saved from the gas chambers as a Kindertransport child living in England, marrying and immigrating to Palestine, founding and heading Enosh for emotionally disturbed people, promoting research on mental illness. A life full of challenges and numerous accomplishments.

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One woman’s incredible journey
Category: People
Issue No. 172
 

Where were you when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated? A collection of memories.

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Where were you...when Kennedy was assassinated?
Category: People
Issue No. 172
 

Only five years in Israel but settled as if born here, Glenis and Lawrence have become very involved in ESRA affairs and in private endeavors to help others. Her aged mother is cared for at a wonderful day center in Raanana.

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And mother came too!
Category: People
Issue No. 172
 

A fitting obituary to Riva Rubin, poet, author and highly acclaimed translator by her brother Barney. She won many prestigious literary prizes and her personal contribution is in having made writing in the English language in Israel recognized.

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Riva Rubin 1932-2013
Category: People
Issue No. 172
 

Syd Kenny was born in South Africa and named Sydney Kentridge, changing his name when he became Israel’s Air Attaché in the USA. His name has gone down in history as one of the founding fathers of the Israeli airforce.

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Syd Kenny 1920 – 2013
Category: People
Issue No. 172
 

A fitting tribute to Susi Cohen who on the eve of Kristallnacht escaped from Essen and the Nazis. She went with her family via Amsterdam to Australia where she and her husband Jules provided a warm and welcoming home to Joe Gilad. The Cohens eventually made Aliya and despite Susi's ill health she continued her famous hospitality in Israel.

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Susi Cohen 1920 – 2013
Category: People
Issue No. 172
 

A sad obituary by Naomi Aharoni who recalls the indomitable spirit of her twin sister Laurel Yakobovitz who passed away suddenly on the eve of Rosh Hashanah.

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Laurel Yakobovitz   1942 – 2013
Category: People
Issue No. 172
 

Shirley Kirsch was one of its initial organizers and ran the group until sadly, she recently passed away. This is a tribute to her fine qualities, such as her cheerfulness, modesty and devotion to the group and its members.

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A tribute to Shirley Kirsch
Category: People
Issue No. 172
 

A tribute by a friend of a woman of tremendous organizational skills who served her family and her community with distinction throughout her life.

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Sivia Teutsch 1931-2013
Category: People
Issue No. 172
 
 
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