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  • Jewish philanthropist Sami Rohr dies

    August 7, 2012 | 10:43 am

    Sami Rohr, a major philanthropist whose giving created and sustained hundreds of Chabad-Lubavitch houses around the world, died at 86.

    Rohr, who died Aug. 5 in South Florida and was buried Aug. 7 in Jerusalem, reportedly gave some $250 million to Jewish causes, especially Jewish...