Dr. Leon Weintraub, PH.D

Physician, Author, Holocaust Survivor and Lecturer, expelled from Poland 1968

Leon was born in 1926 in Łódź and later deported to the Litzmannstadt Ghetto. He survived multiple concentration camps, including Auschwitz-Birkenau, Gross-Rosen, Flossenbürg, and Natzweiler-Struthof. Leon returned to Poland after the war pursuing a career as a medical doctor until he was expelled in 1968. He resettled in Sweden and continued his medical career. In 2022, Leon published the book “Reconciliation with Evil: Story of a Survival”. At the age of 97, he continues to be a powerful advocate for education as a means of preventing such atrocities from happening again.