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A death

From: Walter Henry <request<-a>
Date: Monday, August 25, 2008
Benjamin Cohen, a valued participant in our discussions for many
years, died on June 17, 2008 following an extremely brief illness.
He was privileged to spend most of the last year of his life doing
the work he loved, touring the United States restoring Torah scrolls
and teaching the basics of scribal arts to children. In May he
sought treatment for a nagging cough and was diagnosed with terminal
lung and brain cancer; five weeks later he died, peacefully, at
home.

He is survived by his wife Althea, three children, and numerous
students. His family can be reached at torah<-a t->torahscribe< . >com

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