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Auschwitz survivor dies at 100 in fire at home in Brooklyn
Daily News ^ | Monday, February 2nd 2009 | BARRY PADDOCK, ERICA PEARSON and SIMONE WEICHSELBAUM

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 ...

(Excerpt) Read more at nydailynews.com ...


TOPICS: Philosophy
KEYWORDS: jewish; obituary; survivor Comment #1 Removed by Moderator

To: Vendome

Dreadful. RIP.


2 posted on 02/03/2009 4:08:56 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: Vendome

Four wives?!!!!

Maybe he’s better off dead.

“Take him,.....Please!

Rim shot! Badda Boom!

(No Holocaust disrespect intended, it’s a Henny Youngman thing)


3 posted on 02/03/2009 4:10:35 PM PST by garyhope (Barack Hussein Obambi, Marxist traitor and the end of America and Western civilization)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Very tragic. May he rest in peace.


4 posted on 02/03/2009 4:12:44 PM PST by SolidWood ("NO on the stimulus package,” Governor Palin said.)
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To: SolidWood

God needed him in His heaven.


5 posted on 02/03/2009 4:23:35 PM PST by basil ( It's time to eliminate all "Gun Free Zones")
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To: fieldmarshaldj

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.


6 posted on 02/03/2009 4:26:39 PM PST by Melissa 24 (I Brake For Epiphanies)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Kind of reminds me of my grandfather.

He died of a fall at age 96 and the insurance co had to pay.


7 posted on 02/03/2009 4:33:28 PM PST by Ceebass
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To: Melissa 24

Amen


8 posted on 02/03/2009 4:35:14 PM PST by combat_boots ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act."Aldous Huxley)
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To: Ceebass

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.


9 posted on 02/03/2009 4:36:09 PM PST by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Wow. Now that has kind of a “Final Destination” feel to it.


10 posted on 02/03/2009 4:42:25 PM PST by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?)...R.I.P.)
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To: garyhope

So was mine.


11 posted on 02/03/2009 4:44:47 PM PST by Vendome
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To: fieldmarshaldj

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.

Amazing Story

12 posted on 02/03/2009 4:46:32 PM PST by Vendome
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To: Vendome
To the moderator:

What happened to my original comments?

13 posted on 02/03/2009 4:48:31 PM PST by Vendome
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To: Vendome

Jews don’t drink?

Uhhh, you need to meet my family. They drink like fisch.


14 posted on 02/03/2009 4:49:57 PM PST by patton (SPQA - the last, the least and the lost)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
"He lived for God," said his granddaughter, Faigy Stroh. "A very humble man."

RIP Mr. Weiss, may God reward your faithfulness and bring comfort to your family.

15 posted on 02/03/2009 4:54:19 PM PST by 1-Eagle (Tired of the Marxist Media? Visit Pajama TV (PJTV.com) for an enlightening experience.)
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To: patton

Old Henny Youngman Joke and Manischewitz doesn’t count.


16 posted on 02/03/2009 5:05:15 PM PST by Vendome
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To: fieldmarshaldj

17 posted on 02/03/2009 5:45:57 PM PST by beaversmom
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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?


18 posted on 02/03/2009 8:20:46 PM PST by beaversmom
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To: Vendome; Admin Moderator

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.


19 posted on 02/03/2009 8:24:49 PM PST by thefactor (yes, as a matter of fact, i DID only read the excerpt)
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To: thefactor

I looked and I cannot find out how. Are you saying just put the name “moderator” like this?

Thank you for your help.


20 posted on 02/03/2009 8:59:33 PM PST by Vendome
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To: thefactor

I looked again and I think I figured it out.

Thank you.


21 posted on 02/03/2009 9:01:21 PM PST by Vendome
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To: Vendome

“”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.


22 posted on 02/04/2009 12:35:49 AM PST by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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