March 1939 the Nazis troops invaded Czech and Max and his family find themselves thrust into a fascists system. Mr. Max Eisen was born into an Orthodox Jewish family in Moldava nad Bodvou, a Slovak town that was annexed by Hungary during the Second World War. (Mary An/Photo) Eisen has been speaking for the Holocaust Centre for over 30 years, and he also travels across Canada to educate younger generations about the horror of the Holocaust. Max Eisen presented a speech about his life as a Holocaust survivor to a students at Loyalist College on Thursday. Tibor “Max” Eisen was born in Moldava, Czechoslovakia into an Orthodox Jewish family. His family was sent to a concentration camp. Max Eisen was his family's lone survivor of the Holocaust. Photo by Christopher King, Loyalist Photojournalism Genealogy profile for Max Eisen Max Eisen (deceased) - Genealogy Genealogy for Max Eisen (deceased) family tree on Geni, with over 200 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives. All of his relatives were killed; only Max survived to see VE Day and eventual liberation. Max Eisen is a Hungarian-born Jew who lost his entire family while interred at Auschwitz. Eisen was a Czechoslovakian citizen when Nazi Germany took control of the country. Max Eisen was only 15 when he and his family were taken from their Hungarian home to the infamous Auschwitz Concentration Camp during the Second World War. All of his relatives were killed; only Max survived to see VE Day and eventual liberation. Max Eisen, 90, speaking at Centennial College’s Holocaust Education Week event on Nov. 5. He was part of an extended family of 60, and lived on a family estate with his parents, two younger brothers, baby sister, paternal grandparents and an uncle and aunt. Tibor “Max” Eisen was born in Moldava, Czechoslovakia into an Orthodox Jewish family. Max Eisen was only 15 when he and his family were taken from their Hungarian home to the infamous Auschwitz Concentration Camp during the Second World War. In 1933 the National Socialist (Nazi) party, led by Adolf Hitler in Germany, rose to power. Mr. Max Eisen was born into an Orthodox Jewish family in Moldava nad Bodvou, a Slovak town that was annexed by Hungary during the Second World War. 1941 hit and Jewish males 18-45 were taken to labour camps. He is also the author of By Chance Alone, which won the 2019 Canada Reads. He had an extended family of sixty members, and he lived in a family compound with his parents, his two younger brothers, his baby sister, his paternal grandparents and his uncle and aunt. Max was born in Moldava, Czechoslovakia. Craig's obituary. The Nazis' extermination of the Jews began with words, he told a Regina audience. During this year’s virtual USask Fall Convocation online celebration beginning Nov. 10, the university will award honorary degrees to: Holocaust historian Max Eisen was only 15 when he and his family were taken from their Hungarian home to the infamous Auschwitz Concentration Camp during the Second World War. The Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of approximately six million Jewish men, women and children in Europe. He was part of an extended family of 60 and lived on a family estate with his parents, two younger brothers, his sister, grandparents and an uncle and aunt. As a prisoner at Auschwitz-Birkenau, he endured slave labour, extreme malnutrition and exposure to severe weather. Max Eisen, an 86-year-old survivor of Auschwitz, entered a courtroom in Lüneburg, Germany, last Thursday to give his testimony in the trial of Oskar Groening, a 93-year-old former Nazi death camp worker infamously monikered "The Accountant of Auschwitz. The summer of 38 was when the Nazis invasion started. He had an extended family of sixty members, and he lived in a family compound with his parents, his two younger brothers, his baby sister, his paternal grandparents and his uncle and aunt. About Max Eisen. View the profiles of people named Max Eisen. On May 6, 1945, at the end of World War II, Eisen was finally liberated from the camp. by Max Eisen For the better part of 30 years, Holocaust survivor Max Eisen has been on a mission to educate people through volunteer speaking engagements. At the November 27, 2020 Convocation meeting the Law Society will present a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD) to author, speaker, Holocaust survivor and educator Tibor “Max” Eisen. All of his relatives were killed; only Max survived to see VE Day and eventual liberation. Historical Person Search Search Search Results Results Max Eisen (1888 - 1973) Try FREE for 14 days Try FREE for 14 days How do we create a person’s profile? About Max Eisen. Join Facebook to connect with Max Eisen and others you may know. He was part of an extended family of 60 and lived on a family estate with his parents, two younger brothers, his sister, grandparents and an uncle and aunt. The webcast will be available on-demand at the same link, approximately a week later. Eventually, Max and his family were placed on cattle cars and deported to a death camp called Auschwitz, where he lost most of his family, including his mother and siblings, when they were sent to the gas chambers. With friends and family attending, and in the presence of two rabbis and an imam, Eisen was presented with the key to the city by Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua and the Max T. Eisen Community Room was unveiled at the York Regional Police District 4 headquarters. 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