Lillian Bernstein Shoub
Lillian Shoub is an artist, educator, wife, mother, grandmother, lifelong student, philanthropist, and writer. Lillian was diagnosed with LUPUS at age twenty. Her diagnosis of a chronic disorder did not stop her from living the life she dreamed of, filled with incredible adventures of travel, family, and giving to her community.
A prominent member of the National Council of Jewish Women for many years, Lillian contributed to an innumerable amount of programs and social services for people in Montreal and around the world. Lillian is an alum of Concordia University, having earned a degree after returning to school in her thirties.
Lillian's Book, Life is a Gift, is now available.
Lillian Bernstein was born in 1937 to a loving and devoted family in Montreal, Quebec. She was nurtured in an environment that promoted belief in Faith, Kindness, and Hope. At a young age, Lillian experienced WWII. She lost both her matriarchal and patriarchal family in the holocaust and watched her older brother leave home to fight in the war.
Lillian met her everlasting love at the age of thirteen. At twenty, her body declared war. She was diagnosed with LUPUS, a lifelong disease. She and Hyman continued to move forward, combatting challenges, making choices, and taking chances. They focused on being parents, devoted to their family and friends.
Lillian's life was forever dedicated to the community. Alongside her career in education, she dedicated time as a volunteer and fulfilled her appreciation of the arts. Follow Lillian's journey of love, family, community, war, chronic illness, and art lived with Faith, Fate, Belief, and the purpose to live 'Life to Life.'