Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Zyta Eliahu - February 3, 2008


Zyta Eliahu was born in Nadwórna, Poland. Soon after the Germans took over the Sudetenland, Zyta and her parents moved to Podmokly, Czechoslovakia and later to Prague. While in Prague her parents registered Zyta with Nicholas Winton to have her transported to England before the war broke out. She was fostered with a family in Loose, Kent before reuniting with her parents in Israel in 1948.

  1. Introduction
  2. Life in Czechoslovakia
  3. Family
  4. Religious life
  5. Life Before the War
  6. German Invasion
  7. Leaving for England
  8. Meeting Foster Family
  9. Life with Foster Family
  10. Parent's Experience
  11. Jews Interned in Mauritius
  12. Life with Foster Family II
  13. Hearing of Nicholas Winton
  14. Hearing of Nicholas Winton II
  15. Winton's Kinder
  16. Winton and Barazetti
  17. Reuniting with Parents
  18. Reuniting with Parents II
  19. Meeting Baby Brother
  20. Leaving Foster Family
  21. Being a Holocaust Refugee
  22. Life in Israel
  23. Sharing Story
  24. Keeping in Touch with Foster Family
  25. Importance of Teaching about the Holocaust
  26. Kindertransport Reunions
  27. Learning a Lesson from Winton
  28. Conclusion

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