A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Sara Najman Wolf

Sara Najman Wolf, ‘Matriarch’ of local survivors, dies at 89

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus May 22, 2017

Sara Najman Wolf, described as the “Matriarch of the survivor community” by Jean Cavender, director of the St. Louis Holocaust Museum, and who worked with her late husband Leo to help establish the museum, died May 12.  She was 89, and a longtime...

 

Rose Safar Rosen, Auschwitz survivor, and longtime St. Louisan, dies at 95

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus April 6, 2017

Rose Safar Rosen, formerly of St. Louis, who as a young girl imprisoned at the Auschwitz Nazi death camp was literally pushed out of the line of those marked for certain death, and who after the war met her husband at a Displaced Persons camp in Europe,...

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