Tag: Alexander Kaufman

  • Thinking of Aba

    by Daniel A. Kaufman ___ It is a strange thing to stare down at a box in a hole in the ground and think that your father is inside it, but that’s exactly what I did last Monday, when we buried my dad, Alexander Kaufman, who would have been 94 years old this June. I […]

  • Alexander Kaufman (June 7, 1928 – January 16, 2022)

    by Daniel A. Kaufman ___ My father died last night after a three year struggle with congestive heart failure and all that comes with it. Had he made it to June, he would have been 94. My mother remains with us, and in August will turn 90. “Aba” — which is what I always called […]

  • StartUps: Breaking Through Three Cultures, by Alexander Kaufman

    Part One ___ Alexander Kaufman’s Startups: Breaking Through Three Cultures may look like a biography at first glance, but it really is the story of a distinctively 20th century man, and in that sense it is also a story of the 20th century itself. It is the tale of the trip that my father took […]