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Oral history interview with Ezra Ben Gershom

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.9 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0009

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Ezra Ben Gershom, born in 1922 in Würzburg, Germany, discusses living in Heilbronn, Germany; growing up with his rabbi father; increasing antisemitism in his town and school; working with Zionists; moving to Berlin, Germany in 1942; not registering with the Gestapo; changing residences constantly; his parents’ deportation; arranging for false identity papers; fleeing Germany; reaching Budapest, Hungary in 1943; his arrest and detention in Romania; being freed by Romanian Jewish organizations; his journey to Palestine; his post-war life; and his feelings about the Holocaust.

Interviewee
Ezra Ben Gershom
Interviewer
Nathan Beyrak
Date
1991 October 31  (interview)
Language
Hebrew
Extent
9 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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