world's oldest man

The Curiosity That Fueled A Long Life

Remembering Alex Imich, the world’s oldest man.

06/09/2014 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

During a visit in 2011 with Alexander Imich, just after his 108th birthday, a mutual friend asked whether he was hoping to set a record. According to official records at the time, he was the third oldest man in the world.

Alexander Imich, seen here with Rabbi Pinny Marozov in April, just before Passover, died this week. Courtesy of

World’s Oldest Man Dies Two Months After Achieving Title

06/08/2014 - 20:00

The world’s oldest man, a New Yorker who attempted to flee the Nazi rise to power in Poland in 1939, died at the age of 111.


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