Lea Rosenberg, nee Auerbach.
Lea was the daughter of Bertha Datnowsky and Israel Auerbach. She was born in Berlin on November 10, 1906.
Israel Auerbach with Lea, Cospoli
In 1914, Lea and her mother went to Germany on vacation. The war then broke out. Because it was now impossible to travel, she was separated from her father Israel who had remained in Constantinople for the entire duration of the war.
Lea and her family travelled to visit her cousins.
Lea (right) with Isy Mallah, Kollberg, Baltic Sea, 1920
(Lea) took care of me when I was a child, visiting us often in Salonika.
Berlin Grunenwald, 1928-1930
Lea, Willy Cornfeld (friend), Uriel and Gisy Abraham. Berlin Grunenwald, 1928-1930
Gisy Abraham, Lea, Uriel Abraham. Celerina, Grisons, Switzerland, 1929
Uriel Abraham, Lea, Gisy Abraham, Celerina, Grisons, Switzerland, 1929
Lea, Berlin ca 1929
Lea, on the frozen "Grunewaldsee". Berlin, 1930
Lea, Duglasstrasse Berlin 1930. (Photo: Gisy Abraham)
Lea was married to Ernst Rosenberg. They left Germany for Sèvres in the early 1930's. They then emigrated to Palestine in 1934, residing first in Jerusalem (where Israel and Berta were living at the time), then in Haifa-Carmel.
Polja Frumkin, Lea Rosenberg, Liska and Ernst Rosenberg - Haifa,1962.
Lea passed away in 2000.
- "De l'Egée et de la Baltique à la Seine", by Alex Mallat (unpublished memoir)