Lily Ebert 'recovering well' after hospitalisation and surgery

The educator and popular TikTok creator was hospitalised earlier this week


Auschwitz survivor Lily Ebert MBE is 'on the mend' following surgery this weekend.

The 99-year-old Holocaust educator was hospitalised earlier this week and underwent surgery on Saturday, according to her great-grandson Dov Forman.

Forman, who runs her social media accounts and is the author of the best-selling Lily’s Promise: How I survived Auschwitz and found the strength to live, took to Twitter to thank everyone for "all your kind words and prayers, it means so much to us as a family.

“The surgery went well, and we now hope for a full and speedy recovery. Please continue to have Lily in your thoughts, as we pray for a full recovery.”

Earlier this year Lily was awarded an MBE by King Charles for her services to Holocaust education.

Along with her great-grandson Dov, she helps to educate and inform young people about the Holocaust through books and social media content, particularly on TikTok where she has garnered more than 2 million followers.

In a forward to Lily’s Promise, King Charles paid tribute to Forman who he said, “demonstrated a determination to share his grand grandmother’s story with a global audience.”

Lily, whose Hebrew name is Sheindel bat Nissel, helped Maccabi GB raise thousands of pounds for Jewish charities at its annual fun run in June.

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