Tree 12

Yaffa Levy

Yaffa's parents came from Poland and Lithuania, fled to Russia and hid during the war in Uzbekistan. On her way to Palestine, Yaffa was born in Saalfelden. As a six-month-old baby she was carried over the Krimmler Tauern to Italy, where the family embarked in Naples. Yaffa studied philosophy and Hebrew literature and taught at the college until retiring. She is married in Arad and has three sons and three grandchildren.


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