Moshe Lavi

לביא משה

Lőwinger Martin

Born in 1919 in Dunaszerdahely (Dunajská Streda)

Died on 26.3.1998 in Israel

Member of “Hashomer Hatzair”

Moshe learned locksmith’s work and engraving. In 1940 he was enlisted in a forced labor unit, escaped and, in October 1944, arrived in Budapest. He joined his movement’s underground  activities. He distributed food coupons to Jews hiding in the city and, wearing a fascist Arrow Cross uniform, he took Jewish families from their homes to a secure place. Moshe stayed at the “Glass House” on Vadász Street.
He made aliya in 1945 and joined Kibbutz Ha’ogen. Later, he left the kibbutz. He was a resident of Tivon. Moshe wrote an autobiography “My Life in those Days”, published by “Maarechet” in 1994.