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A Tapestry of Survival

A Tapestry of Survival


Available for Pre-Order. This item will be available on March 15, 2019

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781988065526
Publisher: Azrieli Foundation
Publication date: 03/15/2019
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Leslie Mezei (also Laszló, Laci) was born on July 9, 1931, in Gõdõllõ, Hungary. His town was invaded by the Nazis in 1944, and his family separated. In 1948 Leslie arrived in Canada, and he eventually became a professor of computer science at the University of Toronto. Leslie lives in Toronto, where he is involved in a global interfaith and interspiritual movement, the mission of which is to promote a message of unity in diversity,and he published the Interfaith Unity News for a number of years.

Annie Wasserman was born in 1932 in Kolomyja, Poland. After the war, she moved with her family to Romania, Prague and then Paraguay. In 1949, she immigrated to Canada, where she completed a bachelor's degree at the University of Toronto, married Leslie Mezei and had two children. Annie passed away in Toronto in 1977.

Magda (Miriam) Schwarz was born in 1918 in Gõdõllõ, Hungary. After surviving the war with her son, Adam, she moved to British Mandate Palestine in 1947, where she worked as a state comptroller, remarried and had a daughter, Nava. Miriam passed away in Israel in 1997.

Klara Mezei Noy was born in 1920 in Gõdõllõ, Hungary. Klara survived the Ravensbrück concentration camp and moved to Israel, where she had two daughters and worked as an office administrator and taught typing. Klara passed away in Israel in 2001.