Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Shoshana Ovitz Auschwitz Survivor Celebrates Her 104th Birthday With All Her Descendants at the Kotel

The Ovitz family, a Mishpacha well-known among Vishnitzer Chassidim, gathered for a special occasion at the Kosel this week.
The family matriarch, Mrs Shoshana Ovitz – an Auschwitz survivor –  is about to turn 104, and she had a request. She requested that all her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren etc, join her at the Kosel. Hundreds of her descendants gathered at the Kosel to recite Tehillim, and wish her well.
Mrs Ovitz says she was Zoche to Arichas Yomim because of her Kibud Av, treating her parents with utmost respect, until they were killed in the gas chambers by the Nazis YM”S.
Journalist Sivan Rahav tweeted the following:
My grandmother, Shoshana Ovitz, survived Auschwitz. In front of her eyes Dr. Mengele YM”S took her mother. After the war, she met Grandpa Dov, who lost his wife and children in the camps. They got married and went to Haifa. She worked as a seamstress and helped him run the store. Now she has celebrated her 104th birthday and asked for a gift: that all the offspring come together to the Western Wall. “


Unknown said...

Magnificent news. God bless you. עד מאה ועשרים שנה.

Judit said...

Happy Birthday! <3