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Lillian Gewirtzman was born in Poland. She spent the Holocaust years in the Soviet Union and then five years at displaced persons camps in Germany. She emigrated to the US in 1951. For thirty years she operated a pharmacy with husband David. Lillian holds an MS degree in Philosophy from Queens College. After retirement she was a Shoah Foundation interviewer for three years and presently volunteers at the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center in Nassau County.

ARTICLES BY: Lillian Gewirtzman

December 28, 2011 12:01 am

Reflections of a Shoah Interviewer

In The summer of 1994 I accepted The Shoah Foundation's invitation to join the crew of interviewers for a week of work at a Catskill...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


Trump Lays Out Agenda for First 100 Days in Office in Gettysburg Speech

Donald Trump planted a flag on hallowed ground Saturday morning by laying out near the Gettysburg National Battlefield what he would do in his first 100 days as President of...


Israel Security Agency: Terrorist Attacks in Jerusalem Doubled in September

Terrorist attacks in Jerusalem doubled last month compared to August, according to Israel’s security agency, the Shin Bet. There were 26 attacks in the capital in September, compared to 13 in...

Middle East

Turkey Expands Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...