Skip to comments.Auschwitz survivor dies at 100 in fire at home in Brooklyn
Posted on 02/03/2009 4:02:11 PM PST by Vendome
A Brooklyn man who survived both world wars, the Auschwitz gas chambers and the deaths of four wives perished at age 100 when he was trapped in a fire ...
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Maybe he’s better off dead.
Rim shot! Badda Boom!
(No Holocaust disrespect intended, it’s a Henny Youngman thing)
Very tragic. May he rest in peace.
God needed him in His heaven.
Yit-gadal v’yit-kadash sh’mey raba, b’alma di v’ra hirutey, vyam-lih mal-hutey b’ha-yey-hon uv’yomey-hon uv’ha-yey d’hol beyt yisrael ba-agala u-vizman kariv, v’imru amen. (Congregation and Mourners:)
Y’hey sh’mey raba m’varah l’alam ul’almey alma-ya. (Mourners:)
Yit-barah v’yish-tabah v’yit-pa-ar v’yit-romam v’yit-na-sey v’yit-hadar v’yit-aleh v’yit-halal sh’mey d’kud-sha, b’rih hu, leyla* min kol bir-hata v’shi-rata tush-b’hata v’ne-hemata da-amiran b’alma, v imru amen.
Y’hey sh’lama raba min sh’ma-ya, v’ha-yim aleynu v’al kol yisrael, vimru amen.
Oseh shalom bim-romav, hu ya-aseh shalom aleynu v’al kol yisrael, v’imru amen.
Kind of reminds me of my grandfather.
He died of a fall at age 96 and the insurance co had to pay.
I want to die peacefully in my sleep like my grandfather, not screaming in terror like the other people in the car he was driving.
Wow. Now that has kind of a “Final Destination” feel to it.
So was mine.
My original comments didn't show up
Who knows what the secret to a long life is. This man had everything taken from him and lived to be One Hundred.
Born in Romania, Weiss was in his early 30s when he was sent to the Nazi concentration camp where his pregnant first wife, Rivkah, and three children were killed.
He earned a living in a knitting factory despite his difficulty learning English. He also survived three more marriages outliving all his wives (seriously, read the way they wrote the article)
Why don't Jews drink? It interferes with their suffering.
What happened to my original comments?
Jews don’t drink?
Uhhh, you need to meet my family. They drink like fisch.
RIP Mr. Weiss, may God reward your faithfulness and bring comfort to your family.
Old Henny Youngman Joke and Manischewitz doesn’t count.
Before I got a chance to read the article, I thought he must have been home alone and perished. There were actually 14 other people there—all escaped—none hurt. I wonder what happened that they could all get out and he couldn’t?
you might want to actually ping the admin moderator if you want to ask him a question. put his name in the “to” box. like this.
I looked and I cannot find out how. Are you saying just put the name “moderator” like this?
Thank you for your help.
I looked again and I think I figured it out.
“”A 100-year-old man and he still walked without a cane - he still walked on his two feet. “
Sounds like he had years left.