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Florida Jewish couple turns 100 years old together and celebrates 80th anniversary

 

January 22, 2021

Edith and Lou Bluefeld

(JTA) -A Jewish couple in Florida is celebrating two hefty milestones together this year: 100 years of life, and 80 years of marriage.

Lou and Edith Bluefeld, of Boca Raton, have known each other since they were 16. They ran a kosher catering business that served visiting U.S. presidents and helped to kosher the White House kitchen. They also cooked for former Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin when he was in Washington, D.C., for the 1978 Egypt peace accord announcement, according to a South Florida Sun-Sentinel report.

Lou turned 100 on Saturday, and Edith hits the number on Aug. 4, NB...



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