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avatar Lillian Gewirtzman
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
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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...

Culture

Phoenix Jewish News Joins Consortium Running 4 Other Papers

JNS.org - The Phoenix area’s Jewish community newspaper has joined a consortium that publishes and manages four other Jewish newspapers. Mid-Atlantic Media...

Features

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

Rouhani: Iran Will ‘Firmly Respond’ If Obama Doesn’t Bloc...

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani demanded on Sunday that Barack Obama block an extension of sanctions passed by the US Congress,...

Israel

Netanyahu: Government ‘Working Overtime’ to Find ‘Respons...

The government is “working overtime” to come up with a “responsible solution” to the Amona issue that will both protect...

Middle East

Senior Tehran Cleric Calls for ‘Retaliation’ After US Senate Ba...

“Now is the time for retaliation,” a senior Iranian cleric told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, following the US Senate’s...

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