Toby K. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3129) interviewed by Dana L. Kline
- New Haven, Conn. : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 1995
- Interview Date
- August 24, 1995.
- 3 copies: Betacam SP master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Toby K. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3129). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Toby K., who was born in Vișeu de Sus, Romania in 1922. In addition to information included in a previously recorded testimony (HVT-2856), Ms. K. recounts being hidden from police by non-Jewish friends in 1939; the wedding of the rabbi's son in the Oradea ghetto; never losing hope of survival in camps; praying silently every day in Auschwitz/Birkenau and other camps; assistance from the Swedish Red Cross after liberation; and challenges of living as othodox Jews in Stockholm and Örebro. She discusses the importance of being with her sisters to their survival; continuing to believe that her two brothers may have survived; finding relatives in Israel; not sharing her story with her son until recently; frequent nightmares; particularly painful memories during Jewish holidays; and speaking about her experiences to schools.