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AHC interview with Herbert Wolfzahn

By Herbert Wolfzahn and Interviewer Michael Spiegl


Digital recordingNovember 28, 2012Herbert Wolfzahn was born in Aug. 10, 1923 in Vienna, Austria. His parents had emigrated from Galicia to Vienna some years before. He had a Jewish orthodox upbringing, and he was a member of a Zionist youth group, Jugendalijah. He escaped Austria in 1939 together with some other members of his group Youth Aliyah to Palestine, where he studied and worked in a Kibbutz for two years, joining the Jewish military organization Haganah. In the late 1940s he emigrated to Canada where he studied pharmacy at McGill University. He eventually had his own pharmacy in Scarsdale, New York.Austrian Heritage Collectio

Topics: Haganah (Organization), Jewish Agency for Israel. Youth Aliyah Dept., McGill University, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), Kristallnacht, 1938, Refugees, Jewish
Publisher: Scarsdale, New York
Year: 2012
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