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Lilly S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3738) interviewed by Irene Diekmann and Anna Lipphardt,

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-3738

In addition to information in a previously recorded testimony, Ms. S. discusses her illness immediately after liberation; returning to Brussels; reunion with her mother and grandmother; learning to live again through a Jewish youth group; being brought by them to Paris where she surrendered her passport; working with autistic children in a Jewish orphanage; emigration to Israel in September 1948; military training; participating in the Israel-Arab war; marriage in 1953 to a German survivor; her son's birth; living on a left-wing kibbutz; leaving the kibbutz; moving to another, the birth of another son; emigration to Berlin at her husband's insistence; the birth of her third son; divorce; and her career. Ms. S. discusses being held in a low opinion by Israelis due to her survivor experiences.

S., Lilly, 1927-
Potsdam, Germany : Moses Mendelssohn Zentrum für europäisch-jüdische Studien, Universität Potsdam, 1996
Interview Date
Brussels (Belgium)
Paris (France)
Berlin (Germany)
2 copies: Betacam SP dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Lilly S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3738). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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