Simon Wiesenthal Center Mourns the Loss of SWC Trustee Jack M. Nagel

October 14, 2018

Jack M. Nagel, a survivor of Auschwitz and Dachau Nazi concentration camps was one of the pillars of the American Jewish community and a member of the Simon Wiesenthal Center Board of Trustees since its inception in 1977.

He was a great champion of Jewish education, not only in Los Angeles, but around the world.

Mr. Nagel rebuilt his life and established a major real estate development company in Los Angeles. He and his wife, Gitta were great philanthropists for Jewish causes around the world including for the State of Israel, which he loved.

The funeral will be held, Monday, October 15th at:

Congregation Shaarei Tefila,
7269 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
at 12:00pm

Interment will follow at:
Home of Peace Memorial Park
4334 Whittier Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90023

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