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Yisrael Kristal

Yisrael Kristal (or Israel Kristal; born Izrael Icek Kryształ; Hebrew: ישראל קרישטל; 15 September 1903 – 11 August 2017) was a Polish-Israeli supercentenarian recognized in 2014 as the oldest living Holocaust survivor. After the death of Yasutaro Koide, of Japan, on 18 January 2016, he was also recognized as the oldest living man in the world as well as one of the ten oldest men ever at his death at age 113 years and 330 days.

Born in 1903 to religious parents in Maleniec, near Żarnów, then part of Poland of the Russian Empire, Kristal remained religiously observant all his life.A confectioner by profession, he experienced World War I as an early teen, and World War II as an adult. After surviving the Holocaust, he emigrated to Israel.

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Some of their strengths

Yisrael Kristal has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Energetic, Intelligent, Intense, Sophisticated, Charming, Intuitive, and Determined.

Smart and Sophisticated

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Yisrael Kristal is someone who is a smart, sophisticated, and organized person who displays kindness and grace in every day interactions, and who also has a passionate soul. A person who defines themself by their friends and what groups they belong to.

Adaptable and Versatile

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Yisrael Kristal well know them as someone who can be adaptable, flexible, and polite, like a flower or a sapling.

Ambitious and Forceful

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Yisrael Kristal as someone who is ambitious, hard-working, determined, and intelligent.

A person who has a knack for identifying opportunities, has amazing concentration and focus, who can work independently, who likes starting new things, and who is somewhat of an intellectual.

Dynamic and Imaginative

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Yisrael Kristal is someone who can bring a purifying element to situations, and who is a risk-taker with vision and imagination.

They are also someone who is active, giving, optimistic, and cheerful, and who possesses a charisma that attracts friends and admirers.

Altruistic and Purposeful

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Yisrael Kristal tends to be someone who has a desire to be of service to a higher calling and who is always trying to perfect things. Who can be practical and polished, reserved and methodical, and who tends to trust internal judgment before trusting anyone else at face value.

Some of Yisrael Kristal's challenges

While Yisrael Kristal has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Yisrael Kristal can be Hypocritical, Difficult, Perfectionist, Self-centered, Complicated, Brusque, and Relentless.

Difficult and Perfectionist

One of Yisrael Kristal's key challenges is that they are someone who can be difficult and too much of a perfectionist.

Yisrael Kristal must also exercise caution as they can have a hard time reconciling wants and needs, and can be excessive and unrealistic.

Relentless and Inflexible

Yisrael Kristal is someone who can be relentless, obsessive, and inflexible, who can be confrontational with work colleagues, can have difficulty communicating feelings and be somewhat reclusive, and who can be self-destructive, overindulgent, and extravagant.

Critical and Bossy

Finally, Yisrael Kristal also can be too focused on the small details of life, try to control whatever is happening, and be finicky and demanding.

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