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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

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

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IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Puerto Rico Synagogues Cancel High Holiday Services Ahead of Hurricane Mari...

As volunteers worked feverishly to tape the exposed windows of San Juan’s Temple Beth Shalom with plastic film and carry...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

Middle East

Iran-Sponsored Hackers Said to Be Targeting Companies in US, Middle East, A...

A private cybersecurity firm has identified what it says is a hacking group sponsored by the Iranian government that has...

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