Vera Sydney-Neufeld

Vera Sydney-Neufeld

I was born in Zagreb, Croatia in 1934. As a child during World War II, in 1941 I was a refugee in Italy and later, Switzerland. In that situation, I learnt to adapt to new situations both positive and negative. I learnt that encouragement and kindness make a big...
Susan Warhaftig

Susan Warhaftig

I was born in Vienna just before the outbreak of World War ll. I was the daughter of Isaac and Helene, and I also had a half brother, Herbert. When it was imminent that we should leave Austria, we tried to go to Switzerland and then America. Unfortunately it was too...
Peter Baruch

Peter Baruch

I was born in 1938 in Poland’s second largest city Lodz. Pre-war Lodz had a Jewish population exceeding 300,000. Life in pre-war Lodz was very comfortable for us as a middle class Jewish family. I was an only child but I had a very large wider family at that time....
Lilly Wolf

Lilly Wolf

Lilly was born on 28 July 1927 in Budapest, Hungary, and lived with her parents and younger brother Fredi. Her early childhood years were spent in North Africa due to her father’s work commitments. In 1932 her family moved to Wansdorf, Sudetenland. By 1936 Lilly’s...