Those in the US tend to hold her as a conservative, but Himmelfarb is admired by those on the Left in the UK
Israel will miss this valiant and passionate voice of valor. She stayed true to her dreams and her values till the end of her days. Her memory will live forever in the Jewish state.
“He was a guide for thousands seeking to discover or reclaim their spiritual identity beyond or within institutional religion.”
In what was likely one of Bloom’s last interviews, taped only a few weeks before his death, he spoke with the Yiddish Book Center for its Wexler Oral History Project.
He married his wife, Jeanne, in 1958. The couple had two sons.
Spanning almost eight decades, Mandel's business career and subsequent philanthropic endeavors supported a range of social leadership, educational and Jewish community initiatives worldwide.
“Mordicai was a mensch, the sweetest man,” said his gallerist, Richard Michelson. “His work transcended the borders between fine art and illustration and he developed his own distinct style.”
The close of every year brings with it bittersweet reminders of the incredible figures we lost in the year that was.
Frank, a resident of Manhattan, died Monday in Inverness, Nova Scotia, where he had a summer home. He was 94.
Katzenell made aliyah from Scotland in 1965 and became best known as a popular broadcaster for Kol Yisrael’s English News and later a reporter and editor for the Associated Press’s Jerusalem bureau.