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Gena Turgel O’H, Holocaust survivor and educator – Remembering and Levaya Details.

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Gena Turgel, well known Holocaust survivor and educator in Anglo-Jewry, passed away on Friday, aged 95.

She will be missed by all who were blessed to have known her.

Chief Rabbi Mirvis shared her speech from Yom Hashoah, and urged people to “find a few minutes to listen to the moving words of Gena Turgel z”l, a truly remarkable Holocaust Survivor who sadly passed away last night.

“Her legacy is our responsibility now.”

Rabbi Lord Sacks told paid tribute, telling Jewish News: “Gena Turgel, who passed away last night, was one of the most remarkable Holocaust survivors I had the privilege to know.

“She was a blessing and inspiration to our community. Her work to educate generations about the horrors of the Holocaust was as powerful as it was tireless. Her emotional book which tells her story is called I Light a Candle.

“Throughout her life, she lit countless candles in the human heart and helped bring much light to the world. May her memory be for a blessing.”

Click on here to learn about her life.

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