Sam Steinbaum


Sam/Sjaya Steinbaum/Sztajnbaum

Sam Steinbaum, first from right

Sam Steinbaum grew up in Ostrowiec and survived the war.  His father Ella, mother Elka and sister Chava all perished during the war.

After spending some time in Munich, Germany, Sam emigrated to Toronto.  From the 1950s-1980s, Sam had a smoke shop and restaurant (Stubby's) in partnership with Jack Borenstein.

Sam passed away on May 11, 2015.


Pictured from left to right:  Isaac Beinerman, Manya Beinerman, unknown, Sam Steinbaum

L to R Sam, Harry Fisher, Chaskiel Kornvasser

Meeting of Ostrowiec friends 

Pictured from left to right: Sam Steinbaum, Harry Fisher, Chaskiel Korenwasser

Sam and his friend from Ostrowiec Jack Borenstein were partners together in Toronto after the war in a variety store and later a famous snack bar/restaurant called Stubbys, where many survivors , including those from Ostrowiec , gathered together to eat and socialize.

Sam (on left) and his partner Jack Borenstein
Sam (on left) and his partner Jack Borenstein
stubbys front
stubbys -LtoR Sam Steinbaum, Chaskiel Kornvasser

Stubby’s Restaurant- In partnership with Ostrowiec friend and partner Jack Borenstein

Stubbys, Toronto (1960’s)

Pictured from left to right:  Sam Steinbaum, Chaskiel Kornwasser