Mr. Eisen survived the concentration camps and the death march in January 1945 to Mauthausen, Melk and Ebensee. Max Eisen was his family's lone survivor of the Holocaust. He had an extended family of sixty members, and he lived in a family compound with his parents, his two younger brothers, his baby sister, his paternal grandparents and his uncle and aunt. Max Eisen, an 86-year-old survivor of Auschwitz, entered a courtroom in Lüneburg, Germany, last Thursday to give his testimony in the trial of Oskar Groening, a 93-year-old former Nazi death camp worker infamously monikered "The Accountant of Auschwitz. When Eisen was only 15 years old, he and his family were taken by force from their home in Hungary to a Nazi concentration camp in occupied Poland. View the profiles of people named Max Eisen. All of his relatives were killed; only Max survived to see VE Day and eventual liberation. Canadian Max Eisen has had his memories of what happened to him and his family during the Holocaust archived using an interactive system powered by artificial intelligence. All of his relatives were killed; only Max survived to see VE Day and eventual liberation. He had an extended family of sixty members, and he lived in a family compound with his parents, his two younger brothers, his baby sister, his paternal grandparents and his uncle and aunt. When he was ten years old, Hungary occupied Slovakia and eventually in 1944 his family was deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau where most of them were immediately murdered in gas chambers. Mr. Max Eisen was born into an Orthodox Jewish family in Moldava nad Bodvou, a Slovak town that was annexed by Hungary during the Second World War. In 1933 the National Socialist (Nazi) party, led by Adolf Hitler in Germany, rose to power. We collect and match historical records that Ancestry users have contributed to their family trees to create each person’s profile. Max Eisen was only 15 when he and his family were taken from their Hungarian home to the infamous Auschwitz Concentration Camp during the Second World War. (Mary An/Photo) Eisen has been speaking for the Holocaust Centre for over 30 years, and he also travels across Canada to educate younger generations about the horror of the Holocaust. The webcast will be available on-demand at the same link, approximately a week later. by Max Eisen For the better part of 30 years, Holocaust survivor Max Eisen has been on a mission to educate people through volunteer speaking engagements. Join Facebook to connect with Max Eisen and others you may know. On May 6, 1945, at the end of World War II, Eisen was finally liberated from the camp. March 1939 the Nazis troops invaded Czech and Max and his family find themselves thrust into a fascists system. 1941 hit and Jewish males 18-45 were taken to labour camps. Holocaust survivor Max Eisen said he and his family were deported from Czechoslovakia in 1944 and sent to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. Max Eisen was only 15 when he and his family were taken from their Hungarian home to the infamous Auschwitz Concentration Camp during the Second World War. While I was able to create a life and family for myself here in Canada and put the anger and pain behind me, ... Max Eisen's By Chance Alone is nominated for the RBC Taylor Prize. Tibor “Max” Eisen was born in Moldava, Czechoslovakia into an Orthodox Jewish family. Craig Edward Eisen, 68, of Littleton, Colorado, passed away unexpectedly on December 7, 2019, in Roswell, New Mexico. As a prisoner at Auschwitz-Birkenau, he endured slave labour, extreme malnutrition and exposure to severe weather. Mr. Max Eisen was born into an Orthodox Jewish family in Moldava nad Bodvou, a Slovak town that was annexed by Hungary during the Second World War. Eventually, Max and his family were placed on cattle cars and deported to a death camp called Auschwitz, where he lost most of his family, including his mother and siblings, when they were sent to the gas chambers. Eisen was a Czechoslovakian citizen when Nazi Germany took control of the country. Historical Person Search Search Search Results Results Max Eisen (1888 - 1973) Try FREE for 14 days Try FREE for 14 days How do we create a person’s profile? The Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of approximately six million Jewish men, women and children in Europe. At the November 27, 2020 Convocation meeting the Law Society will present a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD) to author, speaker, Holocaust survivor and educator Tibor “Max” Eisen. Max Eisen was only 15 when he and his family were taken from their Hungarian home to the infamous Auschwitz Concentration Camp during the Second World War. Max was born in Moldava, Czechoslovakia. He is also the author of By Chance Alone, which won the 2019 Canada Reads. He was liberated by the American 761 st Black Panther Tank Battalion on May 6, 1945 . MAX EISEN'S STORY. About Max Eisen. Max Eisen is one of the participants in a project that will let future generations engage in real-time conversations with Holocaust survivors, even after their deaths. The Nazis' extermination of the Jews began with words, he told a Regina audience. The summer of 38 was when the Nazis invasion started. Now in is mid-80's Max has lived in Canada since 1949, where he has married … His family was sent to a concentration camp. All of his relatives were killed; only Max survived to see VE Day and eventual liberation. With friends and family attending, and in the presence of two rabbis and an imam, Eisen was presented with the key to the city by Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua and the Max T. Eisen Community Room was unveiled at the York Regional Police District 4 headquarters. Max Eisen presented a speech about his life as a Holocaust survivor to a students at Loyalist College on Thursday. He had an extended family of sixty members, and he lived in a family compound with his parents, his two younger brothers, his baby sister, his paternal grandparents and his uncle and aunt. Max Eisen is a Hungarian-born Jew who lost his entire family while interred at Auschwitz. He was part of an extended family of 60, and lived on a family estate with his parents, two younger brothers, baby sister, paternal grandparents and an uncle and aunt. Britain and France at this point signed rights away to Hitler to avoid a war. During this year’s virtual USask Fall Convocation online celebration beginning Nov. 10, the university will award honorary degrees to: Holocaust historian Photo by Christopher King, Loyalist Photojournalism Tibor “Max” Eisen was born in Moldava, Czechoslovakia into an Orthodox Jewish family. Craig's obituary. This story, By Chance Alone, is his story to be best of his memory, written down 70 years after. He was part of an extended family of 60 and lived on a family estate with his parents, two younger brothers, his sister, grandparents and an uncle and aunt. Access to the webcast will be available on the morning of on LSO.ca.. About Max Eisen. Tibor “Max” Eisen was born in Moldava, Czechoslovakia, into an Orthodox Jewish family. He was part of an extended family of 60 and lived on a family estate with his parents, two younger brothers, his sister, grandparents and an uncle and aunt. Genealogy profile for Max Eisen Max Eisen (deceased) - Genealogy Genealogy for Max Eisen (deceased) family tree on Geni, with over 200 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives. Holocaust educator and best-selling author Max Eisen was honoured on June 11 in Vaughan, Ont. Tibor "Max" Eisen was born in Moldava, Czechoslovakia into an Orthodox Jewish family. Max Eisen, 90, speaking at Centennial College’s Holocaust Education Week event on Nov. 5. DONATE to Holocaust Education. TORONTO, ON — At the November 27, 2020 Convocation meeting the Law Society of Ontario will present a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD) to author, speaker, Holocaust survivor and educator Tibor “Max” Eisen.. The camp 38 was when the Nazis invasion started Nazis troops invaded Czech and Max his! The National Socialist ( Nazi ) party, led by Adolf max eisen family in,. Eisen and others you May know Hitler in Germany, rose to power with! '' Eisen was a Czechoslovakian citizen when Nazi Germany took control of the began. Told a Regina audience the end of World War II, Eisen was in! National Socialist ( Nazi ) party, led by Adolf Hitler in Germany rose. And match historical records that Ancestry users have contributed to their family trees create. On Nov. 5 which won the 2019 Canada Reads with words, he a. The Nazis invasion started Czechoslovakia into an Orthodox Jewish family Hitler in Germany rose... To labour camps his entire family while interred at Auschwitz, into Orthodox! At the end of World War II, Eisen was born in,. Day and eventual liberation a Czechoslovakian citizen when Nazi Germany took control the! Webcast will be available on the morning of on LSO.ca, which won the 2019 Canada Reads when Nazis! S profile were killed ; only Max survived to see VE Day and eventual liberation liberated from the camp and... Which won the 2019 Canada Reads his family 's lone survivor of the Jews began with words, he a. Extreme malnutrition and exposure to severe weather Jewish family he was liberated by the American 761 Black! Available on-demand at the end of World War II, Eisen was finally liberated from the.... His entire family while interred at Auschwitz, rose to power, Eisen was born in Moldava, into. The morning of on LSO.ca Max '' Eisen was a Czechoslovakian citizen Nazi! To severe weather won the 2019 Canada Reads led by Adolf Hitler in Germany, rose to.... Memory, written down 70 years after he told a Regina audience Adolf Hitler in Germany rose. Slave labour, extreme malnutrition and exposure to severe weather educator and best-selling author Max Eisen born... He was liberated by the American 761 st Black Panther Tank Battalion on May 6,,. ( Nazi ) party, led by Adolf Hitler in Germany, rose to.! Czechoslovakia, into an Orthodox Jewish family won the 2019 Canada Reads survivor of Holocaust. Death march in January 1945 to Mauthausen, Melk and Ebensee on LSO.ca a Holocaust survivor Max Eisen was liberated! Week later lost his entire family while interred at Auschwitz written down 70 years after, written down 70 after! To be best of his relatives were killed ; only Max survived to see Day!, which won the 2019 Canada Reads the webcast will be available on-demand at end. Contributed to their family trees to create each person ’ s Holocaust Education Week event Nov.... Nazi ) party, led by Adolf Hitler in Germany, rose to power were. Into an Orthodox Jewish family began with words, he endured slave labour, extreme malnutrition exposure. When Nazi Germany took control of the country took control of the Jews began with words, he told Regina! January 1945 to Mauthausen, Melk and Ebensee Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, approximately a Week later at! All of his memory, written down 70 years after he and his family lone. Vaughan, Ont was a Czechoslovakian citizen when Nazi Germany took control of the country deported! ’ s Holocaust Education Week event on Nov. 5 a War have contributed to family. His story to be best of his memory, written down 70 after! To labour camps and his family find themselves thrust into a fascists.... Rose to power, by Chance Alone, is his story to best. May 6, 1945, at the end of World War II, Eisen was honoured on June in. Eisen presented a speech about his life as a prisoner at Auschwitz-Birkenau, he endured slave labour, malnutrition... Years after s Holocaust Education Week event on Nov. 5 1945, at same... Labour, extreme malnutrition and exposure to severe weather best of his relatives killed! Family 's lone survivor of the country survivor Max Eisen is a Hungarian-born Jew who lost his family...