Intermountain Jewish News

Banner
Saturday,
Aug 23rd

Rose Buchalter

E-mail Print PDF

Rose BuchalterRose Buchalter, a Holocaust survivor and former principal of the JCC preschool, passed away Oct. 25, 2012, in Denver. Rabbis Bernard Gerson and Evette Lutman and Cantor Saul Rosenthal officiated at the Oct. 28 service at Rodef Shalom.

Interment followed at Golden Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.

“She was active in Jewish organizations, enjoyed playing bridge and loved her family,” said her daughter Hildie Newman.

Mrs. Buchalter was born on Nov. 21, 1920, in Poland. She graduated high school and attended two years of college before the Nazis occupied the country.

Rose and two of her sisters were on the last train heading east out of Skola, Poland. Her parents and other siblings were rounded up and killed within the next few days.

Rose and her sisters ended up in Uzbekistan, where they worked on collective farms.

She married Morton Buchalter on March 25, 1946, in Uzbekistan. The couple then went to a DP camp in Austria.

They arrived in the US by way of New Orleans, and immigration officials encouraged them to come to Denver. The couple arrived in Denver with their two young children in 1952.

Mrs. Buchalter, who spoke five languages, was the principal and teacher at the JCC preschool for several years. She retired in 1970.

Mr. Buchalter passed away on Aug. 14, 1989.

Mrs. Buchalter is survived by her daughter Hildie (Ralph Costantini) Newman of Denver; grandchildren David (Marie El Makinano) Newman, Joanna (Michael) McFarland and Jessica (Courtney Cuff) Newman; and great-grandchildren Jackson and Samuel McFarland.

She was predeceased by her son Eugene Buchalter on Sept. 26, 1976.

Contributions may be made to Rodef Shalom or B’nai Havurah.

Copyright © 2012 by the Intermountain Jewish News

 

IJN e-Edition

This is only a taste! Get full access to the IJN via our e-Edition, only $14.04 for IJN Print subscribers.

E-Edition subscribers get access to a complete digital replica of the IJN, which includes all special sections.

Get the IJN's free newsletter!

Shabbat Times

JTA News

Well-known Turkish Jewish couple found murdered

Anthony Weiss A prominent Turkish Jewish couple were found murdered in their home in Istanbul. ... [Link]

In Australia, Christian, Jewish leaders vow to ‘love Muslims’

Anthony Weiss Christian and Jewish religious leaders in Australia have started a campaign to express love and support for the country’s Muslim population. ... [Link]

Israeli PM deletes controversial ISIS tweet

Anthony Weiss The Israeli Prime Minister’s office has deleted a controversial tweet that used an image from a graphic video released by ISIS. ... [Link]

Pro-Israel groups condemn attack on Temple student

Anthony Weiss An assortment of pro-Israel watchdogs and right-wing groups has issued a statement deploring the alleged assault of a Jewish student at Temple University and criticizing a pro-Palestinian group. ... [Link]

Elsewhere: The end of liberal Zionism, Jewish sperm, Russell Brand vs. Anti-Semitism

Talia Lavin JTA rounds up noteworthy items from the Web. ... [Link]

In shadow of Ferguson, group builds ties across racial, cultural lines

Anthony Weiss In St. Louis, the organization Cultural Leadership has focused on Jewish and African-American experiences to teach high schoolers to fight for social justice. ... [Link]

Vandals target Jewish school in Denmark

Gabrielle Birkner A Jewish school in Denmark’s capital city was vandalized this week — its windows broken and anti-Semitic graffiti spray-painted on the building. ... [Link]

Boy killed by rocket fire; synagogue struck, injuring 3

Julie Wiener An Ashdod synagogue was hit by a rocket Friday afternoon, injuring three people lightly. ... [Link]

Intermountain Jewish News • 1177 Grant Street • Denver, CO 80203 • 303 861 2234 • FAX 303 832 6942
email@ijn.com • larry@ijn.com • lori@ijn.com