Confectioner, 110, inherits title of world’s oldest Holocaust survivor
Yisrael Kristal recalls throwing candy at the Austrian emperor before World War I.
Alice Herz-Sommer, the Jewish pianist from London and survivor of Theresienstadt, died Sunday at the age of 110. After the passing of Sommer, whom the media described as the world’s oldest Holocaust survivor, the unofficial title passes to Yisrael Kristal, an Israeli confectioner from...
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