David Weiss


Age: 100


Summary: Polish-born Holocaust survivor who escaped death in both world wars and remained deeply faithful when he was sent to the Nazi concentration camp where his pregnant wife, Rivkah, and three children were killed in Poland's Auschwitz gas chamber during World War II, who moved to Israel after the war and became a truck driver, but moved to Brooklyn, New York after his second wife, Chaya, died of cancer and later earned a living in a knitting factory despite his difficulty in learning English.



Cause of Death: House fire


Born: circa 1908


Died: January 31, 2009


Location: Williamsburg, New York