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Oral history interview with Tobias Kamenszain

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.29.15 | RG Number: RG-50.590.0015

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Tobias Kamenszain, born in 1918 in Ostrov, Volyn (possibly in Ukraine), describes arriving in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1928; his education in Volyn at a Cheder and with private teachers; his education in Argentina with private teachers and at Najiezer and Herzl Seminary schools; the political affiliation of the Jewish schools and their professors; the languages he studied; the creation of the Jewish Board of Education in 1934-1935; the Uriburu revolution of 1930 and the temporary closing of the Jewish schools; his secular studies; the Jewish newspapers; the plan to form a committee to celebrate 100 years of Zionism in Argentina and the importance of the Jewish media; and the IWO (International Workers Order).

Interviewee
Tobías Kamenszain
Date
1986 May 10  (interview)
Language
Spanish
Extent
1 CD-ROM.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from the Asociacion Mutual Israelita Argentina-Communidad de Buenos Aires
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Record last modified: 2018-05-04 14:20:14
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