Born to the Olszewski family in Warsaw, Poland, in 1921. Died in Ashkelon, Israel, in 2007.
"While I was in Auschwitz-Birkenau someone told me, ‘if you live to leave this hell, make your drawings and tell the world about us. We want to remain among the living, at least on paper."Miriam Novitch, Lucy Dawidowicz, Tom L. Freudenheim, Spiritual Resistance.
Art from Concentration Camps, 1940-1945, Union of American Hebrew Congregations, 1981, p. 17