Rabbi Romi Cohn

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Rabbi Avraham HaKohen Cohn (Kohn)

Yiddish: ר' אברהם קאָהן, הַכֹּהֵן, מוהל מומחה
Also Known As: "Romi Cohn"
Birthplace: Prezhberg / Bratislava, Czech Republic
Death: March 24, 2020 (90-91)
New York, New York, United States (COVID-19, Pneumonia)
Place of Burial: New York, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Leopold Yom Tov Kohn and Emilia Kohn
Husband of Malvene Cohn
Brother of David Kohn; Yakov Kohn; Devoreh Kohn; Hindel Kohn; Hana Goldschmidt and 1 other
Half brother of Joseph Kohn; Private; Private; Private; Private and 1 other

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About Rabbi Romi Cohn

New York Times Obituary

"He was just 15 when he joined the underground resisting the Nazis in what was then Czechoslovakia."

"But Romi Cohn was resourceful enough to supply Jewish refugees with housing and furnish them with false Christian identifications, stamping them with German seals provided by a cooperative Gestapo source. In all, he saved 56 families, according to the Twitter account of Rep. Max Rose, his congressman on Staten Island, N.Y."

"Mr. Cohn died of respiratory distress caused by pneumonia and the coronavirus on Tuesday at Maimonides Hospital in Brooklyn, his great-nephew, Shulem Geldzahler, said. He was 91 and had homes in Borough Park, Brooklyn, and Great Kills, Staten Island..."

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Czechoslovak-born American rabbi, real estate developer and Holocaust survivor, COVID-19.

92 years old

About Rabbi Romi Cohn (עברית)

מחבר ברית אברהם הכהן

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Rabbi Romi Cohn's Timeline

Prezhberg / Bratislava, Czech Republic
March 24, 2020
Age 91
New York, New York, United States
New York, New York, United States