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Oral history interview with Georges Azogui

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.229 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0633

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Georges Azogui, born on October 13, 1943 in Meknès, Morocco, discusses his parents; growing up in a villa in the Jewish quarter of Meknès; his family’s synagogue, attended by over 200 people; speaking Arabic at home, but learning to read and write only in Hebrew; his education in a secular school; being raised by his grandmothers; his family’s vineyard; studying oenology in Bordeaux after he passed his baccalaureate exam; his siblings; an incident depicting the friction between the Muslim and Jewish communities; Morocco declaring its independence from France in 1956; living on Ben Gurion’s kibbutz after completing his oenology studies; working in Corsica and Greece; settling in Bordeaux and becoming a wholesale wine merchant; and his children’s move to Israel.

Interviewee
Georges Azogui
Interviewer
Peggy Frankston
Date
2011 September 06  (interview)
Language
French
Extent
1 digital file : WAV.
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