In Memoriam: Prominent Jews We Lost This Year

Two former presidents, ex-espionage chiefs and spies, famous Holocaust survivors and figures from the world of art and literature are among the members of the tribe who passed away since the last Jewish New Year.

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Elie Wiesel, Yitzhak Navon, Shimon Peres, Morley Safer, Yossi Sarid, Benjamin Ben-Eliezer, Meir Dagan, Gene Wilder, Marcus Klingberg, Alan Rickman, Andy Grove, Imre Kertesz, Sonia Rykiel
Elie Wiesel, Yitzhak Navon, Shimon Peres, Morley Safer, Yossi Sarid, Benjamin Ben-Eliezer, Meir Dagan, Gene Wilder, Marcus Klingberg, Alan Rickman, Andy Grove, Imre Kertesz, Sonia Rykiel Credit: Reuters, David Bachar, AP, Gali Eitan, Eyal Toueg, Tomer Appelbaum, AFP
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Shimon Peres speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in JerusalemCredit: AP
Peace Prize winner and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel attending a symposium of Jewish-Hungarian solidarity in Budapest, December 9, 2009. Credit: Laszlo Balogh/Reuters

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