ד"ר פאולה אסקלס
Paula Eskeles (née Kronheimer, married name Müller) was born on 28.3.1902 in Fürth, Germany and died in 1994 in Israel. She earned her PhD in Political Sciences at the University of Cologne in 1923. Paula worked as a social worker at the ‘Zentralwohlfahrtsstelle der Juden in Deutschland’ (Central Welfare Bureau for Jews in Germany, ZWST) and between 1931 and 1932 as a teacher and educator in the Jewish children's home in Caputh. Additionally, she edited the journal ‘Jüdische Wohlfahrtspflege und Sozialpolitik’ (Jewish welfare work and social policy). In 1932, she married Otto Eskeles, a banker, with whom she had two children. The family immigrated in 1937 to Palestine and lived in Haifa. Paula worked at the youth aliyah in Haifa, and as a social worker in the Atlit refugee camp.
Isidor Kronheimer (1864 in Fürth - 1941 Haifa)
Anna Kronheimer (born 1898, later living in Sweden, Stockholm)
Married to Otto Eskeles, a banker. They had a son, David (born 1928) and a daughter, Susanne/Shoshana Wilsker (born 1936)
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Central Zionist Archives, Jerusalem (A149/33); ederal Archives, Berlin (4 WGA 918/55; 54 WGA 1178/55); State Office for Residents' and Regulatory Affairs, Berlin (501.051)