Noah Klieger at an event marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Madrid, 2018
|Died||December 13, 2018(aged 93)|
|Occupation||journalist, sports executive|
During the Holocaust Klieger survived the concentration camps Auschwitz, Mittelbau-Dora, and Ravensbruck. After World War II, he worked as a sports journalist in Israel. He was the president of the basketball club Maccabi Tel Aviv and chairman of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA)'s media council.
In 2012 he became a Knight of the Legion of Honour (Legion d'Honneur), France's award for civilian merit.
References[change | change source]
- F. Sommer. (2012-08-20). "Noah Klieger : d'Auschwitz aux rangs de Tsahal" (in French). Armée de Défense d’Israël. Retrieved 2017-06-23.
- "Holocaust survivor and writer Noah Klieger dies at 92". Ynetnews. 13 December 2018. Retrieved 13 December 2018.