Edith and Kurt Leuchter: A Holocaust Story of Love and Resilience–November 15, 6:30pm

She was born in Bruchsal, Germany. He was born in Vienna, Austria. As hidden children, their paths crossed briefly in a French orphanage. This is just a part of their story, separately and together: surviving the Holocaust, fighting Nazis in the French Resistance, and making a new life in America.

This is the true story of Kurt and Edith Leuchter, as told by their daughter Deborah Stueber.



About the presenter: Debbie Leuchter Stueber moved to Pittsburgh in 1991 and shortly thereafter, met the director of the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh. She has been a volunteer for the past 20 plus years and was chosen as their Volunteer of the Year in 2021.

Debbie’s parents are 93 and 94 and live in Boynton Beach, Florida. Telling her parents’ Holocaust experience to schools, universities, and various organizations for the last several years has been her passion. She feels strongly that it is the responsibility of her generation and generations to come to carry on the survivors’ legacy.