He remained in the camp but had freedom of movement and food provided by his American liberators. After a week, his sister, Manya, found him. Only roughly knowing the address, Chaim remarkably made contact with an uncle, Bernard, who had been living in Manchester since 1912. He and Manya arrived in England in February 1946. Chaim found work repairing sewing machines. He would eventually go on to design his own sewing machine.