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Holocaust Survivors Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

The most viewed memorials & obituaries in the Holocaust Survivors Memorial Site.

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November 1, 1919 - August 13, 2014 Holocaust survivor, Dutch resistance fighter, fashion designer, and philanthropist. Edith Feurstein was born in 1919 in Galati, Rumania. She was very close to her parents and her sister, Martha Blumenfeld. At fifteen years old Edith moved to Vienna to attend fashion school. When Hitler invaded Vienna, Edith went with Hans Stein to Holland. Hans and Edith married and both became members of the Dutch resistance. Their son, Michael Hans Flagg, was born in...
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NEW YORK (AP) - Mike Nichols, the director of matchless versatility who brought fierce wit, caustic social commentary and wicked absurdity to such film, TV and stage hits as "The Graduate," "Angels in America" and "Monty Python's Spamalot," has died. He was 83. The death was confirmed by ABC News President James Goldston on Thursday. Nichols died Wednesday evening. Goldston said the family was holding a small private service this week. Read what others are saying about Mike Nichols ....
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Elie Wiesel, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning author who told the story of his Holocaust internment in his autobiographical novel "Night," died July 2, 2016. He was 87. Born Sept. 30, 1928, to a Jewish family in Transylvania's Carpathian Mountains, Wiesel was just a boy when World War II began. It was 1944 when the Nazis invaded his hometown of Sighet and placed Wiesel and his family – along with thousands of their neighbors – in ghettos. Within months, the Nazis moved those ghetto residents...
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Alice Herz-Sommer Obituary (AP News)

LONDON (AP) - Alice Herz-Sommer, believed to be...

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Jerzy Bielecki Obituary (AP News)

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The young Catholic man...

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Yisrael Kristal Obituary (AP News)

Yisrael Kristal, the world’s oldest man and a...

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Leopold Engleitner Obituary (AP News)

VIENNA (AP) - An Austrian organization that...

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HARRY GRABEL Obituary

GRABEL, HARRY 83 - of Atlantic City, passed...

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Ingrid Pitt Obituary (AP News)

LONDON (AP) - Ingrid Pitt, who survived a Nazi...

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Henry Weissmann Obituary (PressConnects)

Henry David Weissmann, 74, of Binghamton, NY,...

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Boruch Spiegel Obituary (AP News)

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Boruch Spiegel, one of the...

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