Intermountain Jewish News

Aug 01st


Eva Haykin

Eva Haykin

Eva Haykin, 93, passed away July 28, 2009. Rabbi Bernard Gerson officiated at the July 30 graveside service at Rose Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.

Born in 1916 in Belarus to the late Samuel Litvin and Chiyena Lifschitz, Eva Litvin lived through the Bolshevik Revolution, the Russian Civil War and WW II.

She married David Haykin on March 29, 1946. Mr. Haykin passed away in 1990.


Simon Rosenfeld

Simon Rosenfeld, a machine operator for Beatrice Foods for 35 years, passed away Aug. 6, 2009, in Denver.Mr. Rosenfeld was born Dec. 25, 1926, in Havana, Cuba. He lived in Miami and Chicago before moving to Denver.He married Irene Cohen on July 14, 1948. Mrs. Rosenfeld passed away on May 5, 1996.In Cuba, Mr. Rosenfeld worked with his father as a shoemaker, and became an artist-in-residence in Chicago.

Eleanor Nordhauser

Eleanor NordhauserEleanor I. Nordhauser, 73, a longtime Denver resident and volunteer, passed away Aug. 1, 2009, in Denver. Cantor Joel Lichterman officiated at the Aug. 3 graveside service at Rose Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.“She was a giving, loving angel who lived among us,” the family said. “She made many sacrifices for her family.”Mrs. Nordhauser was born Sept. 4, 1935, in Fort Smith, Ark.A graduate of the University of Oklahoma at Norman, Okla., she earned a BA in education...

Amos Kenan

WASHINGTON — Amos Kenan, the Israeli artist and writer who scandalized his countrymen with his iconoclasm, has died at 82.He died Aug. 4, 2009, after struggling for years with Alzheimer’s disease, reports said.Kenan, born in Tel Aviv, was a fighter in the pre-state underground Lehi movement and an early member of the Canaanite movement, which envisioned a Hebrew nationalism bereft of the Jewish religion.

Jack Goldman, survivor, photographer, dies

Jack Goldman, survivor, photographer, diesWITH his signature cap and gracious smile, Jack Goldman transformed everyone he met with a loving wink that somehow survived –– and challenged –– the pits of hell.He never walked into a room of friends or acquaintances and proclaimed, “I am a Holocaust survivor.” Instead he talked about his family, photography or the winds of change in the air.But when he spoke about the Holocaust –– and he was one of the first survivors in Denver to do so, to adults, students, the innocent and t...
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Israeli soldier feared captured in Gaza Strip

Cnaan Liphshiz An Israeli soldier is feared captured near Rafah, Israeli media reported, and a cease-fire collapsed in its first hours. ... [Link]

Amsterdam woman injured in second assault over Israeli flag

Cnaan Liphshiz A woman was assaulted for displaying an Israeli flag from her balcony in Amsterdam, in the second such incident reported this week. ... [Link]

British mayor flies Palestinian flag in solidarity with Gaza

Cnaan Liphshiz The Muslim mayor of a London borough drew criticism when he displayed a Palestinian flag at town hall to express solidarity with Palestinians during the Israel-Hamas conflict in the Gaza Strip. ... [Link]

Five IDF troops die ahead of Gaza ceasefire deadline

Cnaan Liphshiz Five Israeli troops died in a mortar explosion near the border with Gaza, hours before a three-day ceasefire with Hamas was to go into effect. ... [Link]

Kerry: Israel may continue tunnel demolition during cease-fire

Ron Kampeas Israel will continue its work to destroy tunnels during the Gaza Strip cease-fire, and Hamas is attending truce talks in Cairo, according to statements from U.S. and Turkish officials. ... [Link]

Israel, Hamas agree to 72-hour cease-fire, with Israeli troops in place

Ron Kampeas Israel and Hamas agreed to a 72-hour unconditional cease-fire. ... [Link]

Protesters threaten British cosmetics store that sells Israeli products

Marcy Oster A cosmetics store in Manchester, England, that sells Israeli cosmetics has been victimized by callers threatening to kill the staff and burn down the store. ... [Link]

NYT on why it hasn’t shown photos of Hamas fighters: We don’t have any

Uriel Heilman The New York Times says it eagerly pursues photos from both sides of the Israel-Hamas conflict, but so far their photographer in Gaza hasn’t even seen anyone carrying a gun. ... [Link]

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