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Ellen Dubie, Second-generation Holocaust Survivor, to speak at the Eldred WWII Museum

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From the Eldred WWII Museum,

Eldred, PA – , Ellen Dubie, Program Administrator of the Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residence Program at the University of Buffalo and second-generation Holocaust Survivor,  will speak at the Museum next Sunday, Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Dubie, will speak on April 28, 2024 at 1:30pm in the Museum’s Mitchell Paige Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

Dubie’s speech will focus on her father’s story. Heinz Stephen Lewy, He was born in Berlin in 1925. Stephen grew up in the Auebach Orphanage where he lived through Kristallnacht hiding in the orphanage’s synagogue. Stephan was then sent on a Kindertransport to France in 1939, living in both occupied and unoccupied zones.  In 1942, Stephen was able to get passage to the United States and in 1943 he was drafted into the U.S. Army.  After the war Stephen returned to the U.S.  

Ellen Dubie is a second-generation Holocaust survivor, born in Boston, MA, and moved to Buffalo 9 years ago and was a former HRC Board member. Her father, Stephan H. Lewy (1925-2021), was a Holocaust Survivor, who was an active speaker in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Western NY for several years.

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