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Oakland-born Nobel Laureate asked for his medal be auctioned off after his death

Schelling who was born in Oakland and graduated from UC Berkeley, went on to win the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2005. He died in 2016 at the age of 95 and made it clear that the medal was to be auctioned off after his death. “The opening bid is $150, 000. We have sold nobles north of $700,000,” said Michael Kirk of Nate D. Sanders auctions

Fox Hill’s own veteran, Hy Eliasof tells his World War II story.

Fox Hill is honored to share Hy Eliasof’s story from the Kol HaBirah Magazine. Eliasof was born in New York City to a northern Greek family of Romaniote Jews, who trace their roots to the Eastern Mediterranean and speak Ladino the way other Jews speak Yiddish, he is now 97 years old

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