Address: Prague 1, Pařížská 28/131, (2010)

Dr. Gertrud Loew née Hertzka was born on 19 June 1912 in Litoměřice as Gertrud Hertzka. Her parents were Dr. Alfred Hertzka and Maria born Abeles. The address book of Litoměřice in the year 1935 lists herself (as a student) and her father (as a professor) with the address Richard-Wagner-Straße 1. She studied Economics and married Hans Loew, a lawyer. She then worked at the Czechoslovakian Ministry for International Trade. The couple had no children. On 13 July 1943 she was deported from Prague to Theresienstadt concentration camp, on 6 September 1943 to Auschwitz concentration camp. Both man and wife were murdered there in 1944. Last residence before deportation: Prague V
Address/place of registration in the Protectorate: Prague V, Norimberská 28.

Her father had already been deported to the Łódź Ghetto in 1941 where he was brought to death by the Nazi regime in 1942. The fate of her mother is unknown. The report to the Central Database of Shoah’s victims’ names in Yad Vashem was submitted by her sister, Elisabeth Schaffer born Hertzka, in 2009, a Holocaust survivor, then living in Berlin. A Stolperstein was also created for her father. It has been collocated in another quarter of Prague, in Korunní 1961/109 in Vinohrady.