Kreiser, Hilda bat Shlomo

Birth Name Kreiser, Hilda bat Shlomo
Married Name Tayar, Hilda
Married Name תייר‎
Gender female


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth March 14, 1924 Köln Cologne, regierungsbezirk Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland  

Residence 1925 Antwerpen, Vlaanderen, Belge Shlomo Kreiser, is wife, Perla, and infant daughter, Hilda, emigrated from Poland

Transport May, 1940 Toulouse, canton de Toulouse, arrondissement de Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, Midi-Pyrénées, France Shlomo Kreiser, his wife, Perla, and daughters, Hilda and Hanna fled from Belgium

Event Note

From Toulouse, the Kreiser family was sent to a village in the département de Tarn-et-Garonne.

Camp June, 1940 Rivesaltes Camp Camp Joffre, Rivesaltes, Canton de Rivesaltes, arrondissement of Perpignan, Pyrénées-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon, France Shlomo Kreiser, his wife, Perla, and daughters, Hilda and Hannah, were arrested by the French Police

Event Note

The French police sent the Kreiser family to Agde concentration camp, and then to Rivesaltes.

Residence November, 1941 Pringy, arrondissement of Annecy, Haute-Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, France Hilda and Hannah Kreiser were sent by Mlle Elda Ruth to a home run by Ruth von de Wild.

Event Note

In August, 1942, the French police ordered Hilda and Hannah Kreis to be returned to Rivesaltes and reunited with their parents prior to deportation.
With help from Friedel Reiterm of the Croix Rouge, Maurice Dubois, directeur of the Croix Rouge Suisse en France., Freidel Bohny was able to get Hilda and Hannah Kreiser into hiding, and then returned to Pringy, where they stayed with Christian children,

Boat March 1, 1947 בן הכט SS Abril INS Maoz (K-24) Argosy USS Cytherea Citra SS Ben Hecht SS Abril, officially renamed SS Ben Hecht בן הכט, sailed from Port-de-Bouc for Palestine

Event Note

Gershom Hakim was relieved of his duties as Captain, when SS Abril Gen Hecht בן הכט reached Marseille, and since the First Mate had never shown up when SS Abril Ben Hecht בן הכט sailed from New York, Second Mate Hyman Robert Levitan was promoted to Captain.
David Kaplan cites: "our first mate, Robert Levitan was an excellent navigator with his entire sea time experience in the Pacific."

Event Note

Esther Miron sailed on SS Abril Ben Hecht from Port-de-Bouc for Palestine.
David Kaplan cites: he met Esther Miron at his hotel, and "When she walked in and saw Mr and Mrs Tayar (he was an MK from Tel Aviv at the time)
they all became hysterical. The Tayars had met on the Ben Hecht, were friends of Esther Miron who baked their wedding cake for them and hosted the party after they all reached Israel and lived near each other for several years, then moves some distance from each other and this was the first time that they had met in years!"

Event Note

Hilda and Hannah Kreiser sailed on SS Abril Ben Hecht from Port-de-Bouc for Palestine.
Hilda Kreiser Tayar cites: "In February 1947 they witnessed a transport of concentration camp survivors going to Palestine organized by Eri, the son of Jabotinsky. He suggested that they join as well, They returned home to arrange alltheir thingsm and two days later they sailed."

Event Note

Jack Bernstein served as Seaman aboard SS Abril Ben Hecht בן הכט.

Camp 1947 Καράολος Gazimagusa Karakol Karaolos Internment Camps 55-62, Mağusa bölgesi, Κύπρος Kıbrıs The Maapilim on SS Abril Ben Hecht were transported by the British for internment on Cyprus

Event Note

Hilda and Hannah Kreisler was interned for 14 months, by the British on Cyprus.

Aliyah April 28, 1948   Hilda and Hannah Kreisler were transported to Palestine



Father Kreiser, Shlomo
Mother Katz, Perla
  1. Kreiser, Hanna 'Anny' bat Shlomo


  1. Kreiser, Shlomo
    1. Katz, Perla
      1. Kreiser, Hilda bat Shlomo
      2. Kreiser, Hanna 'Anny' bat Shlomo