Weisner was born in Magdeburg, Germany in 1923.
Her parents were Abraham Wiesner, a textile merchant, and Frieda Wiesner.
Her father was taken to Buchenwald concentration camp in October 1939. He died in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and extermination camp in Nazi-occupied Poland in March 1943.
Her mother was sent to the Warsaw ghetto in July 1942 with her sister, Lily, who was murdered in the Holocaust.
Her first husband was a doctor from Liverpool, Dr Sidney Newman. She married twice and had two children from each marriage.
She died on Kibbutz Lavi in 2004.
This profile was written by Ruby Kwartz.