In 1939, with the area’s annexation to Hungary, Lea moved to Budapest with her family. Shortly after the Germans invaded Hungary on 19.3.1944, she received forged documents from her movement. Lea distributed forged documents to comrades in Budapest and in forced labor camps around Hungary.
Lea made aliya in 1946. Until 1961 she was a member of Kfar Hahoresh and then moved to Kfar Vitkin.