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Nechama F. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2011) interviewed by Jaschael Pery,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2011

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    Videotape testimony of Nechama F., who was born in Lipkany, Romania in 1930. She recalls attending public school with her sister; her grandfather providing their Jewish education; antisemitic harassment by Romanian children; Soviet occupation in 1940; German-Romanian invasion; a death march during which her grandfather was killed and she was shot in the hand; walking to several locations including Edineț, toward the Dniester River; many deaths and killings en route; three weeks in Mohyliv-Podilʹsʹkyĭ; transfer to Kalynivka; her mother dying while sleeping next to her; separation from her siblings (she never saw them again); another group bringing her to the Bershadʹ ghetto; a German woman outside the ghetto assisting her; transfer with other children to Balta, then back to Bershadʹ; liberation by Soviet troops in 1944; traveling to Chernivt︠s︡i; joining an aunt in Edineț; marriage; teaching her children about Judaism; antisemitism preventing her son from attending university; and emigration with her family to Israel in 1979, then to the United States in 1987.
    F., Nechama, 1930-
    New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage Video History Project, 1991
    Interview Date
    May 12, 1991.
    Lipcani (Moldova)
    Edineț (Moldova : Raion)
    Dniester River Valley (Ukraine and Moldova)
    Mohyliv-Podilʹsʹkyĭ (Ukraine)
    Kalynivka (Narodyt︠s︡ʹkyĭ raĭon, Ukraine)
    Balta (Ukraine)
    Chernivt︠s︡i (Ukraine)
    Cite As
    Nechama F. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2011). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Pery, Jaschael, interviewer.
    This testimony is in Yiddish.

    Physical Details

    2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (1 hr., 16 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Child survivors.
    Antisemitism Prewar.
    Soviet occupation.
    Aid by non-Jews.
    Postwar experiences.

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