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Mira Berger

Mira Berger (née Kanishtshiker) was born on April 5, 1920, in Vilna. After the war, she moved to Italy, where in 1946 she married Gustav Berger. Shortly thereafter, the couple moved to then-Palestine, where they had two sons. In 1954, the Berger family immigrated to the U.S., settling in New York. Berger was an active writer throughout her life. Her memoir, We Are at War, was published in 2006. Berger died in Manhattan on February 7, 2020, and was survived by her sons and five grandchildren.

Biography

Mira Berger (née Kanishtshiker) was born on April 5, 1920, in Vilna. After the war, she moved to Italy, where in 1946 she married Gustav Berger. Shortly thereafter, the couple moved to then-Palestine, where they had two sons. In 1954, the Berger family immigrated to the U.S., settling in New York. Berger was an active writer throughout her life. Her memoir, We Are at War, was published in 2006. Berger died in Manhattan on February 7, 2020, and was survived by her sons and five grandchildren.