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Feb 22, 2012

Historic Titanic Survivor's Kosher Deli Goes Under
But the eldest Hyman wasn't deterred. He saved up money to get a third-class ticket on the RMS Titanic, then the largest ship afloat. When disaster struck and the ship sunk on its maiden voyage in 1912, Hyman was fortunate enough to get a spot in a ...

Titanics, a historic kosher deli in Manchester, England, has met the same fate as its namesake: It’s gone under.

The last branch of the store, the oldest kosher delicatessen in Manchester — named for the ill-fated liner because its founder survived the famous shipwreck — was recently forced to close its doors.

“It is a very sad day and the end of an era in Manchester,” Stanley Hyman, the grandson of founder Joseph Hyman, told The Jewish Telegraph.

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