Boritzer, Regina

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Regina Boritzer was born on 29.09.1909 in Lützen (Prussia) and died on 18.09.1996 (place unknown). She was the daughter of Isaac Boritzer, who immigrated to the United States in 1938 with his wife Berta. Regina never married. Between 1927 and 1930, she studied at a seminary for social pedagogy in Leipzig. In 1932, she was a social worker in Leipzig, and between 1933 and 1935, she worked as a social worker in the Israelite community of Leipzig. During this time, she maintained contact with illegalized socialist groups. In 1936, she immigrated to Switzerland via France. There, she worked as a social worker and cared for refugees until 1949. She was active with the Swiss Association for Jewish Refugee Assistance, where she succeeded Thea Nathan as the main social worker in the association. During her time in Switzerland, she studied at the Institute for Applied Psychology in Zurich. She continued to support illegal immigration to Palestine, finally immigrating to Israel on her own (year unknown). In 1964, she studied at the London School of Economics. Regina was a member of the Hachalutz or pioneer, Zionist movement. In Israel, she was an inspector for family issues and headed the Jerusalem Department of Social Work. She was involved with the community department of social work at the Ministry of Welfare.
Berta Boritzer (née Cahane), born 1882, emigrated to the U.S. in 1938
Isaac Boritzer, born 1881, emigrated to the U.S. in 1938
Max Boritzer; George Boritzer; Arno Boritzer; Rosel Shoshana Meyer (née Boritzer), emigrated to Palestine; Jaacob Boritzer
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Year of Migration
Archival Materials
Arolsen Archives (Sig. 754003)