The burgeoning Jewish community he had started reflected his accepting nature. Visitors always remarked on the beautiful and unique nature of the community, the peace and serenity of the countryside reflecting in the brotherhood and unity between the members of the diverse community.
Sholom was accessible to all, both within his community as well as the broader Postville community. He was known as the address to turn to for help, continuing his familyâ€™s legacy of selfless attention to others.
His grueling work schedule was his obligation to his family â€“ his passion was in helping people, be it with financial aid, a listening ear or a wise word.