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Zipporah S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2043) interviewed by Joni-Sue Blinderman,

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2043

Videotape testimony of Zipporah S., who was born in Kraków, Poland in 1938. She tells of German occupation; her family's move to the Bochnia ghetto; her father buying false papers; being smuggled into Hungary with a paid guide; registering as Christian Polish refugees; receiving help from a Hungarian woman (she did not know they were Jews); moving to Budapest; the woman arranging for her, her sister, and cousin to live in a Swedish convent while her parents remained in hiding (no one knew they were Jews); liberation by Soviet troops; reunion with her parents; moving to Prague; emigrating to New Zealand in 1947 to join relatives; attending school in Wellington; their move to Toronto, Canada in 1955, seeking more Jewish life; marriage; emigration to the United States in 1958; having four children; and her family's ties to Israel.

S., Zipporah, 1938-
New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1992
Interview Date
May 11, 1992.
Kraków (Poland)
Wellington (N.Z.)
Budapest (Hungary)
Prague (Czech Republic)
Toronto (Ont.)
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Zipporah S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2043). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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