Forward: Jewish Cartoonist Georges Wolinski Among the Dead in Paris Terrorist Attack

UJE editor’s note: According to the U.S.-based Russian-language Forum Daily, Wolinski’s family hailed from Western Ukraine.

According to Benjamin Ivry, writing for the Forward on January 4, 2012, “Wolinski was born in Tunis to Lola Bembaron, a Tunisian Jew, and Siegfried Wolinski, a Polish Jew. The latter, fleeing Europe’s pogroms, settled in Tunisia to open a wrought iron manufacturing business.”

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