Leon Shear

Condolences: Leon Shear, 94Shear was born on February 15, 1927 in Bedzin, Poland. He was a survivor of five concentration camps during the Holocaust and liberated from Dachau. Early in life, Leon rarely spoke of the horrors he endured while imprisoned during World War II. Only after Leatrice Rabinsky convinced […]

Lilly Weiner-Bruml

98-year-old Holocaust survivor Lilly Weiner-Bruml met her great-grandniece, Anastasia Pixie, for the first time yesterday. Lilly was born in Trautenau, Czechoslovakia, and in 1942 her family was sent to the Theresienstadt ghetto. While in the ghetto, Lilly got an infection and was terribly malnourished. As a result, she was never […]