Szwedron, Genia

ג'ניה/גניה שוודרון/שבדרון
Genia Szwedron (Jenya Schwederon) was born on 20.8.1905 in Poland and died on 4.7.1996 in Jerusalem. She managed a group (named ‘Chulda’) in the children's home in Blankenese which was run by the Joint Distribution Committee. She studied and worked with Janusz Korczak, and later in Israel became a social worker helping families in Haifa. Between 1946 and 1947, she travelled to Germany with the Jewish Agency and headed the Warburg children's home for Holocaust survivors in Blankenese, near Hamburg. In 1960 she became an official welfare officer for adoption law.