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Sunday, May 5, 2013
Jewish Survivor Romana describes growing up in a small Polish town after the war and how her family had to give up most of the space in their home according to Communist rule. They were forced to live together with a family that had an abusive father who tried to attack Romana and her mother.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Jewish Holocaust Survivor Mr. Einhorn remembers the observance of Yom Kippur- also known as the day of atonement-at the Schwientochlowitz Concentration Camp. He explains how the candles were made and of the use of potatoes as candle holders. He recites the Jewish prayers chanted quietly and so emotionally by the prisoners in the camp. He believes that even G-d was crying with them.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Joseph Aleksander Born August 3, 1923Warsaw, Poland Date of Interview June 23, 1995 Location of Interview California, U.S.A. Length of Interview 1:57:03 Ghetto(s) Warsaw, Poland Camp(s) Auschwitz (Poland: Concentration Camp)(generic)Buchenwald (Germany: Concentration Camp)Majdanek (Poland: Concentration Camp)
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Sonia Berson Born February 20, 1922Belchatów, Poland Date of Interview October 31, 1994 Location of Interview California, U.S.A. Length of Interview 2:24:40 Ghetto(s) Lódz, Poland Camp(s) Auschwitz (Poland: Concentration Camp)(generic)Stutthof (Danzig (FC): Concentration Camp)Putzig (Danzig (FC): Concentration Camp)
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Vladka Meed Born January 1, 1922Warsaw, Poland Date of Interview May 15, 1996 Location of Interview California, U.S.A. Length of Interview 2:19:46 Ghetto(s) Warsaw, Poland Went into hiding Yes Member of underground, resistance or partisan group Yes Other experiences
Friday, May 24, 2013
Jewish Holocaust SurvivorInterview language: PortugueseEdward Heuberger, was transferred to the Brünnlitz Concentration Camp, Czechoslovakia, in 1944. He recalls his arrival at the camp and describes the improved living conditions as well as the favorable working environment provided to the Jewish prisoners at Oskar Schindler’s factory.
Friday, May 24, 2013
Jewish Holocaust SurvivorInterview language: ItalianPiero Terracina recalls January 1945 in Auschwitz II-Birkenau, where he witnessed SS guards leaving the camp. Upon their return, he was forced to participate in a death march where he managed to escape his wardens and seek refuge in Auschwitz I. On January 27, 1945, he recalls the first arrival of the Soviet armed forces in the camp and describes the first inmates' reaction to the liberators.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
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Thursday, January 11, 2018
Barbara Reichmann survived the Holocaust by going into hiding and concealing her identity. In order to survive, she volunteered to work as a Polish forced laborer, which brought her eventually to Ulm, Germany. She was liberated by French armed forces. In Munich, she met her husband, Leon Reichmann, and had a daughter. They eventually emigrated to the United States.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
In the spring of 1915, the Young Turk regime of the Ottoman began a genocide against its Armenian population under the cover of World War I. This minute-long excerpt features survivor Haroutune Aivazian.  He describes the horror his mother faced when a town crier in Marash, a city in Cilcia in South West Anatolia, called for the Armenians of the community to gather in a square just outside of the town for deportation. As his mother prepared for the journey, a local Turkish man warned the family that deportation meant death.
Friday, October 7, 2016
Chair/Moderadora: Carol Wise, International Relations/Relaciones Internacionales, USC Sofía Duyos, Law, Madrid, España “Documentos del ejército y su trascendencia para comprender el genocidio Maya Ixil” (“Military Documents and Their Significance in Understanding the Genocide of the Ixil Mayans”) Sergio Palencia Frener, Anthropology/Sociology, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Yaakov Handeli was born in a middle-class Jewish family on July 23, 1927 in Salonika, Greece. He was the youngest of six children; he had two brothers andthree sisters. His father, Shlomoh, co-owned a building material business. Ladino speaker at home, Yaakov attended a private, Ladino-language primary school and aGymnasium, where he studied in Greek.
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Yaakov Handeli est né le 23 juillet 1927 à Salonique, en Grèce, dans une famille juive de la classe moyenne. Il est le cadet de six enfants ; il a deux frères et trois soeurs. Son père, Shlomoh, possède avec des associés une entreprise de matériaux de construction. Parlant le ladino à la maison, Yaakov fréquente une école dans cette langue, et un lycée, où il étudie le Grec.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Úryvky ze svědectví Berty Zoubkové, Erny Seykorové, Pavla Stránského a Jana Klusáka obsahují vzpomínky na budovu vinohradské synagogy.
Monday, October 5, 2015
Dans cet extrait, Ruth Fayon se souvient de l’orchestre qui jouait à Theresienstadt, dirigé par le chef d’orchestre tchécoslovaque Karel Ancerl.Née Pinczovsky, Ruth Fayon a vu le jour le 25 novembre 1928 à Karlsbad (Tchécoslovaquie). Ses parents, Joseph et Rondal, sont d’origine polonaise. Ruth a deux sœurs. Son père tient un restaurant casher. La famille est très attachée à la tradition religieuse.Au moment de l’annexion des Sudètes, la famille abandonne Karlsbad pour Prague.
Monday, December 1, 2014
Dans cet extrait, Annette Cabelli raconte comment, libérée par les troupes russes, elle a réussi à rejoindre la zone d’occupation américaine.Annette Cabelli est née le 25 avril 1925 à Salonique (Grèce). Son père décède alors qu’elle n’a que quatre ans. Annette a deux frères. Sa mère travaille dans la confection de pantalons pour homme. Alors que ses deux frères fréquentent l’Alliance française, elle suit sa scolarité à l’école hébraïque jusqu’à l’âge de 16 ans. Elle intègre ensuite le lycée grec.
Monday, October 5, 2015
Dans cet extrait Moshe Stiland évoque les activités culturelles organisées dans le camp de Gleiwitz.Moshe Stiland, né Stilman, a vu le jour le 20 octobre 1924 à Dabrowa Gornicza, en Pologne. Son père est grossiste en fruits. Sa mère tient un magasin de mode où l’on vend des chapeaux. Elle abandonne son travail pour aider son mari et s’occuper de ses quatre enfants, Moshe et ses trois sœurs.Moshe fréquente l’école communale ; puis, sa mère le met à l’école juive, en raison de l’antisémitisme ambiant. Moshe et ses sœurs sont membres de mouvements sionistes.
Monday, October 5, 2015
Dans cet extrait, Walter Spitzer raconte comment ses talents de dessinateur ont conduit la résistance à l’envoyer faire des croquis des atrocités collectionnées par Ilse Koch, la « chienne de Buchenwald ».Walter Spitzer est né le 14 juin 1927 à Cieszyn en Pologne (Haute-Silésie). Il a un frère aîné, Harry. Son père, Samuel, est fabricant de liqueur à Cieszyn. Sa mère, Margaret, est employée des chemins de fer. Peu pratiquante, la famille respecte les fêtes religieuses.

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