Saturday, March 21, 2020

Holocaust Survivor Succumbs To COVID-19

Linking this story not only because it reveals how the virus endangers our living history and loved ones but also because it reminds us that the world has confronted other horrible threats and survived. Read more:

88-year-old Holocaust survivor from Jerusalem is Israel's first coronavirus fatality

An 88-year-old Jerusalem resident died on Friday of COVID-19, making him Israel's first fatality of the coronavirus outbreak. Arie Even lived in an assisted living home that has seen several coronavirus cases in recent days. He was a Holocaust survivor who immigrated to Israel alone in 1949 from Hungary.