Monday, 24 August 2009

Ernest Levy passes away

The prominent Jewish Rabbi Ernest Levy OBE passed away yesterday. A former prisoner in seven separate Nazi concentration camps in the Second World War, inlcduding Belsen, Levy survived the war and moved from Hungary in 1961 to settle in Scotland. Ever since he had been a regular speaker at Holocaust memorial events, and a prominent member of the Scottish Jewish community.

The Herald has covered the story at
Scotland Mourns Death of Holocaust Survivor, whilst Jim Murphy, MP for East Renfrweshire, has paid tribute to him at his personal site at www.jimmurphymp.com/news.aspx?i_PageID=109858

Chris

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