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
 

A tribute by a daughter in her deep grief at losing a mother who is remembered for the times of inspiration shared and admired for her management of her struggle with the terminal illness that claimed her life.

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Sandy Kaye
Category: People
Issue No. 172
 

Clan of 44 gather for diamond celebration

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Clan of 44 gather for diamond celebration
Category: People
Issue No. 172
 

The Domari Community Center is a place where Domari Gypsies celebrate their culture and music. Amoun Sleem, founder of the center, started life begging for money but wanted more for her community. Learn about her efforts and the center’s needs.

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The gypsies of the wall
Category: People
Issue No. 171
 

Mindy Weisel's pictures and glasswork and metal pieces smile straight at us and cut to the essence of our emotions. Mindy and her husband Sheldon, have now come home to Israel where she continues to create her magic in a high-ceilinged studio flooded with Jerusalem light.

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Mindy Weisel–When art imitates life
Category: People
Issue No. 171
 
 
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