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The Detroit Jewish News, 2013-05-09

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Obituaries from page 76

EVA LIPTON, 66, of
West Bloomfield, died
April 29, 2013.
She is survived by her
husband of 42 years,
Dr. Steven Lipton;
daughters and sons-
in-law, Dr. Rebecca
and Craig Warkol, and
Jessica and Matt Shepherd; grandchil-
dren, Sari and Donny Warkol, and Ari
and Zoe Shepherd; brothers and sister-
in-law, Jerry and Marcia Firestone, and
Tom Firestone; brothers-in-law and
sisters-in-law, Jeffrey and Sharon Lipton,
Pat and Robert Orloff, and Pam Gross;

many other loving relatives and friends.
Interment was at Clover Hill Park
Cemetery. Contributions may be
made to the Lubavitch Foundation of
Michigan, 14000 W. Nine Mile, Oak
Park, MI 48237, www.chabad.org ; or a
charity of one's choice. Arrangements by
Ira Kaufman Chapel.


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Raoul Wallenberg
Honored In Australia


had not met until today," Gillard said.
Speaking on behalf of the Jewish
aoul Wallenberg, the Swedish
community, Peter Wertheim, execu-
diplomat who saved tens of
tive director of the Executive Council
of Australian Jewry, said, "By honor-
thousands of Jews during the
Holocaust, was made Australia's first
ing the late Raoul Wallenberg with
honorary citizen.
Australian citizenship,
Australia is not only
At a ceremony Monday
paying tribute to him,
at Government House in
Canberra, Prime Minister
to what he achieved and
Julia Gillard said it was
what he stood for, but is
"entirely fitting" that "this
also making a statement
man of moral courage and
about who we are as a
heroic example" be named
as Australia's first honor-
Australia's head of
ary citizen.
state, Governor-General
Among the guests
Quentin Bryce, said the
framed certificate naming
was Frank Vajda, who
Raoul Walle nberg
Wallenberg as an honor-
faced near-certain death
from a firing squad in
ary citizen will be rotated
1944 when Wallenberg arrived to
between the Jewish Holocaust Museum
secure his release. Also present was
and Research Center in Melbourne and
George Farkas, whose father, John,
the Sydney Jewish Museum.
was Wallenberg's right-hand man and
Wallenberg was last seen in January
escorted him on his missions handing
1945, at the age of 34, before he was
out life-saving Swedish visas.
arrested by Soviet forces.
"Frank Vajda and George Farkas have
America, Canada and Israel also have
named him an honorary citizen.
known of each other for years but they



Congratulation Congregation Beth Ahm
On Your 120th Anniversary

From Three Generations of Beth Abraham Members

Moses Kaufman
Past President


Ira Kaufman

Herb Kaufman


18325 W. Nine Mile Road Southfield, MI 48075

Bringing Together Family, Faith & Community

248.569.0020 • www.lraKaufman.com

May 9 • 2013


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