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94-year-old Holocaust survivor who served as a translator during the Eichmann trial is dead

By 12/09/2022 8:12 AMNo CommentsBy YidInfo Staff

Holocaust survivor and translator Aliza Goldman, who helped translate the famous Adolf Eichmann trial, passed away on December 6 at 94.

She also worked on translations for other significant occasions, including the trial of John Demjanjuk, a collaborator with the Nazis, the Israel-Jordan peace accord, and the state investigation into the murder of former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.

She moved to Israel in 1950 after being born and raised in Serbia.

Hever Translations, the first translation service in Israel, was established in 1958 by Goldman and her husband, Yochanan.

It has since developed into the Jewish state’s complete transcription and translation business.

The Agranat Commission hired the Goldmans in 1973 to record and translate their investigation into Israeli leadership mistakes before the Yom Kippur War.

In 2009, Pope Benedict XVI and then-U.S. President Barack Obama visited Israel with their translation agency. Barack Obama as president in 2013.

Aliza’s grandson Uri Goldman was described in Ynet as saying that although his grandmother, a Holocaust survivor, found the Eichmann trial traumatic, she was nevertheless able to remain professional and assist in translating the testimony into several languages.

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