David Shapell, philanthropist and Holocaust survivor, dies at age 94

David Shapell, a Jewish philanthropist and Holocaust survivor, passed away on Sunday at age 94. He was buried at the Eretz HaChaim Cemetery outside of Beit Shemesh on Tuesday. 

Shapell together with his wife Fela donated large sums of money to institutions for Jewish education and Holocaust education throughout his life and was also a supporter of the Friends of the IDF.

Tributes were made to his life and support was made following his death by Yad Vashem, the Weizman Institute and Bar Ilan University.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/David-Shapell-philanthropist-and-Holocaust-survivor-dies-at-age-94-390731

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