“Dear Gutman family, there aren't enough words to express the gratitude I, and many Americans, have for your beloved Israel and all he endured in the loss of his entire family to the Nazis. We thank him for the efforts he put into researching the books he has published and left for the rest of us to learn by. May he be with the Lord for eternity and never worry about another bullet or book, but enjoy much time with those he lost. We salute Prof. Israel Gutman.
“To the Family and Close Friends of Israel Gutman: Our deepest condolences for your loss; hoping that the loving memories that you shared with Israel will sustain you during the difficult times ahead. May you find comfort in the words at Isaiah 2:4: "And he will certainly render judgment among the nations and set matters straight respecting many peoples. And they will have to beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning shears. Nation will not lift up sword against...
“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
“Fond memory of Professor Gutman addressing Vladka & Ben Meed's teachers in 1990. A warm smile ,a caring man. My sympathies to the family and to all at Yad Vashem
“You are now embraced by those we will never forget. You have fulfilled a prophecy and recorded God's tribe's pain. Shalom
“God Bless your work during those times and may we remember...
“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. - Eccl. 7:1
“I would like to express my condolences for your loss of your loved one.