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Sandro Rosell
FC Barcelona President
Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Obituaries

Shampoo Magnate was Israeli War Hero

Vidal Sassoon, the Jewish hairstylist who fashioned an international business juggernaut of hairdressing salons and hair care products, died last week at age 84. Sassoon was equally famous for revolutionizing women’s hairstyling with his timesaving “wash-and-go” technique. While the hair care magnate officially died at his Los Angeles home from “natural causes,” he had been diagnosed with leukemia two years ago.
With his handsome and youthful appearance, and cultured demeanor that was at odds with his working-class youth in a Jewish orphanage in London, Sassoon gained worldwide fame in the 1960’s with his salons and hairdressing schools. The social gadfly became even more popular to the average consumer

The World Jewish Congress-United States issued a statement this week mourning the loss and celebrating the life of its longtime and revered member, Moshe Kagan, who passed away last Thursday, May 3, at the age of 92. 

Moshe was considered by all who knew him as a Progressive Zionist leader who greatly loved Israel and spent many years dedicated to the Zionist movement. Strongly committed to the Jewish community, Moshe remained deeply involved in Israeli and Jewish affairs up until the very last

Famed game show creator Bob Stewart died at 91 last Friday.
Bob Stewart, the television producer who came up with the ideas for game shows such as “The Price is Right,” “To Tell the Truth,” and “The $10,000 Pyramid,” died last Friday in Los Angeles. He was 91.
Born Isidore Steinberg on August 27, 1920 to Jewish immigrants from Russia, Stewart later changed his name when he felt an employer turned him down for anti-Semitic reasons. He always regretted his decision to change his name, according to the Washington Post. 

Stewart would be recognized in his

Maurice Sendak died on Tuesday. He was 83.
Maurice Sendak, a widely acclaimed children’s book author and artist better known for his 1963 bestseller, Where the Wild Things Are, died in Connecticut on Tuesday. He was 83.

Sendak was known for his more macabre, less veiled portrayals of the lives and experiences of children, and emerged on the children’s literature scene at a time when story plots and their accompanying messages were becoming increasingly predictable among storytellers and children.

His more than books and illustrations—

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) with his father Benzion Netanyahu in Jerusalem. Benzion Netanyahu, born Milikovsky, died in Jerusalem on April 30 at the age of 102. (PHOTO CREDIT: EPA/ISRAELI GOVERNMENT PRESS OFFICE)Benzion Netanyahu, historian, Zionist activist and influential father of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, died Monday in his Jerusalem home. He was 102.

Prime Minister Netanyahu managed to visit him one last time on Sunday night.

Benzion Netanyahu was born Benzion Mileikowsky on March 25, 1910, in Warsaw, Poland. His father, Nathan, a rabbi, moved the family to Palestine in 1920 and changed its name to Netanyahu.

Professor Netanyahu was among the great historians of the Jewish people. In his