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Oral history interview with Paul Roitman

Oral History | Accession Number: 2012.296.16 | RG Number: RG-50.710.0016

Paul Roitman discusses his early life in Metz, France; being one of the founders of the youth movement Brith Hanoar de Metz in 1935; his lifelong commitment to Jewish youth movements; leaving Metz as the situation grew more dire for Jews; beginning medical school in Nancy in 1938 and quitting in 1941; going to Bordeaux and then Toulouse; creating a study group that produced the leaders of the Armée Juive; establishing a secret organization with Dovid Knut called "La Main Forte"; and his immigration to Israel with his family in 1970.


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Interviewee
Paul Roitman
Date
interview:  approximately 2005
Language
French
Extent
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
 
Record last modified: 2020-05-27 12:51:34
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