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Oral history interview with Ezra Ben Gershom

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

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    Oral history interview with Ezra Ben Gershom


    Interview Summary
    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.
    Ezra Ben Gershom
    Nathan Beyrak
    interview:  1991 October 31
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

    Physical Details

    9 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..

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    Personal Name
    Ben Gershom, Ezra, 1922-

    Administrative Notes

    Nathan Beyrak conducted the interview with Ezra Ben Gershom in Israel on October 31, 1991, for the Israel Documentation Project. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the tapes of the interview by transfer from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Dept. in February 1995.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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