It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Mark E. Talisman, Founding Vice Chairman of the US Holocaust Memorial Council and beloved friend. Mark was appointed to the Council by President Carter and served as Vice Chairman from 1980-1986.
We share our love and condolences with Mark’s wife, Jill Talisman, daughter Jessica Talisman, granddaughter Colby Herman and grandson Gus Herman, son Rafi and daughter in law Karma Talisman, and grandson Sascha Talisman.
The Times of Israel Obituary for Mark Talisman
Mark Talisman, a tireless advocate for the Holocaust survivor community, passed away last night.
Mark was loved and respected for being a strong and tenacious fighter for long delayed justice.
I was proud to call him an amigo.
May his memory be a blessing.
— Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (@RosLehtinen) July 12, 2019