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Daybreak: World’s Oldest Jew Dies at 113

Plus printing out the Internet for Aaron Swartz, and more

by
Stephanie Butnick
June 12, 2013

• Evelyn Kozak, who at 113 was the world’s oldest living Jew, died yesterday. She was buried in Queens. [Jewish Chronicle]

• Volkswagon, which used concentration camp prisoners in its factories during World War II, is donating $1.3 million to the Auschwitz International Youth Meeting Center in Oswiecim. [JTA]

• Kenneth Goldsmith, MoMA’s poet laureate, wants to print out the entire Internet as a tribute to Internet activist Aaron Swartz, who committed suicide in January. [Cnet]

• “The two met as adolescents on the Vancouver bar mitzvah circuit.” That is all. [NPR]

Stephanie Butnick is deputy editor of Tablet Magazine and a host of the Unorthodox podcast.

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