Rafael Teitelbaum

Rafael Teitelbaum died on Sunday, March 1, 2009, at the age of 85.

A memorial service in Boulder is being planned. If you are interested in attending, send email to [email protected], and we will send you info as soon as the details are set. Or, just check back here in a week.

Here is the hesped, or eulogy, that his son Chaim delivered at his funeral in Boston. The Daily Camera of Boulder published an obituary. The Daily Camera also provides a guest book where you can leave messages.

A few years ago, he wrote a memoir, describing his childhood in Europe before World War II, his war-time and post-war experiences, and his subsequent experiences in Israel and the United States. [PDF HTML]

His daughter-in-law, the late Amy Silberberg, wrote a poem on the 50th anniversary of his liberation from the Nazi concentration camps.

The granddaughter of a friend of his wrote this poem a few days before he died and was able to read it to him.

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Last modified: Fri Mar 06 08:51:58 -0500 2009