The Wiener Library

For the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide

Catherine Lewis

Portrait of Catherine Lewis

Catherine Lewis
born 28 April 1964
died 13 March 1991


Catherine was educated at St. Paul’s School and then Manchester University where she took a degree in psychology.  She then qualified at the Institute of Education as a teacher and in 1986 made Aliyah to Israel.  In 1987 she was diagnosed as having Leukaemia and in due course came back to London.

Catherine was a beautiful and highly intelligent young woman who was always the centre of her circle.  Her family and friends miss her constantly but celebrate her life.