Julius (Yechiel) Berger, who survived the Holocaust in Shanghai and was president of Denver’s Zera Israel for 22 years, passed away February 16, 2013, in Miami Beach, Fla. He was 95.
Rabbi Tzvi Steinberg officiated at the Feb. 18 service at Zera Abraham. Mr. Berger was also eulogized by Rabbis Israel M. Kagan, Myer J. Schwab and others. Interment followed at Rose Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.
Mr. Berger was remembered as a person whose dedication to the study of Torah remained with him since his youth, never slackening in his old age. He was a quiet person, consistently kind and dedicated to the welfare of yeshivas and to his community.