Saving Henny Zill

Alan J. Schwarz
9 min readFeb 16, 2021

Albert and Henny Zill left Nazi Germany with the clothes on their back and were happy to be alive. They landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia and then took a train to Montreal and from Montreal they were met by members of the Canadian Jewish Congress who took them to a hotel. After a night of solid sleep they took the final leg of their trip to Toronto.

A representative of the Congress was assigned to them and went with them in the…

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Alan J. Schwarz

Alan Schwarz loves life. He is the founder of JAMS Productions, a television production company based in Toronto . His passion is writing.