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Dispersion and homecoming

Nurit és Micha Spéter

Dispersion and homecoming

After the horrors of the Holocaust, it was unthinkable for many survivors to return to their homeland. Gábor Munk and his family immigrated to Toronto, New York, and Tel Aviv. Noémi Munkácsi and her daughter, Sonja, left for Israel in 1951. Juliska Munk’s surviving children, Emmi Hauser (née Schönberger) and Magdalena Winkler (née Schönberger), moved to New York and Paris. Mor Munk’s daughters Olga and Katalin immigrated to the US.

Seen here in Israel in 1962 are siblings Nurit and Michael Speter (now Shezaf), grandchildren of Giselle Munk and Niszon Kahan. With. His family, Michael escaped on the Kasztner Train, then made Aliyah to the Holy Land. His younger sister, Nurit, was the first member of the family to be born Israel.