The best revenge is outliving the bastards

Israeli Holocaust survivor says the secret to long life ‘is determined from above’ as he is officially recognized as the world’s oldest man at 112
by Amie Gordon
March 11, 2016

A Holocaust survivor who lived through both world wars and survived the Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, has now become the world’s oldest man. Yisrael Kristal was born in Poland on September 15, 1903, three months before the Wright brothers took the first aeroplane flight. And Guinness World Records today confirmed the 112-year-old, who lives in the the Israeli city of Haifa, was now considered the world’s oldest man. He lived in Poland through the First World War and until the Nazi occupation in World War II, when he was eventually sent to the Auschwitz concentration camp. In January this year, Mr Kristal said he would ‘like very much’ to see his name in print as the world’s oldest living man – however feared he may not have been recognised because he had no birth certificate. READ MORE

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