Professor Shevach Weiss was born in Boryslaw in 1935. He is a Holocaust survivor who grew up to become one of Israel's most prominent leaders. He was the Speaker of the Knesset, Chairman of the Yad Vashem council, and Israel’s Ambassador to Poland and is still a prominent author and lecturer.
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Review of his life
Review of his life (In Polish)
Article - "Haaretz" (In Hebrew)