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Margot Guldman

Margot Guldman

Margot Guldman, 99, passed away Jan. 5, 2010. The service was held Jan. 6 at Shalom Funeral Chapel, and burial took place at Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Shalom Funeral Service made the arrangements.

Mrs. Guldman was born Aug. 23, 1910, in Nuremberg, Germany, to the late Isador and Sophie Luchs.

Margot, her husband Max Guldman and their young son Earnest fled Nazi Germany in 1938 and came to Denver. Mr. Guldman founded Guldman Linen and Columbine Manufacturing Co. in 1940.

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Jose Mindlin, Latin American bibliophile

RIO DE JANEIRO — Jose Mindlin, a Jewish bibliophile who owned the largest private library in Latin America, has died. Mindlin died Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010 in Brazil. He was 95. He owned more than 38,000 books and was a member of the prestigious Brazilian Academy of Letters. In 2006, Mindlin donated about half of his collection to the University of Sao Paulo, mostly on topics related to Brazilian studies.
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Helen Boxer

Helen BoxerHelen Harris Boxer, a native Denverite and lifelong resident, passed away Feb. 16, 2010, in Denver. Rabbi Selwyn Franklin officiated at the Feb. 17 graveside service at Rose Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. Mrs. Boxer was born Oct. 9, 1923, in Denver. She attended South High School and DU. She married Martin Boxer on Oct. 11, 1944. They were married for 65 years. Mrs. Boxer was a homemaker.
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Ethel Karp

Ethel KarpEthel Kierscenzweig Karp, a longtime Denver resident, passed away March 1, 2010, in Baltimore. She was 90. Rabbi Selwyn Franklin officiated at the March 3 graveside serve at Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. Born May 17, 1919, in Poland, she was the youngest of 12 children. She was married to Gecel Karp for 54 years. Mrs. Karp, her husband and one of Gecel’s brothers survived the Holocaust. The vast majority of their families perished. ...
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David Bankier, Holocaust researcher

JERUSALEM — David Bankier, whose Holocaust research studies dealt with persecutors and bystanders, has died. Bankier, the head of the International Institute for Holocaust Studies at Yad Vashem, died over the weekend following a long illness, Yad Vashem in Jerusalem announced. He was 63. Among Bankier’s major topics of interest was how anti-Semitism became the most central and efficient tool used by the Nazi regime to spread its ideology, both in its internal regime struggles and its effor...

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