Simon “Shimmy” Saul Berger

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Education: University of Saskatchewan (first two years).

University of Toronto (last two years).

Specialty: Dermatology.

Positions: University of Manitoba, Faculty of Medicine and Dermatology, Professor.

First Jewish dermatologist in Manitoba despite objections to his being hospital appointed because of his faith.

Observations, personal reflections or commentary: Always struggled and fought against anti-Semitism as a child/youth into adulthood. He also taught his children to forgive the man who steals food because he is hungry.

Submitted by Philip Berger, relative of Dr. Simon Saul Berger.