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Oral history interview with Yehoyakim Kochavi

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.77 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0077

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

Yehoyakim Kochavi, born in1922, in Berlin, Germany, describes growing up in a non-traditional Jewish family, attending Jewish schools, and encountering antisemitism; being involved in Zionist activities as a young person; leaving for Palestine in 1938 to escape the Nazis; returning to Germany in 1946; learning that his mother had committed suicide and his father had died during the war; living in Israel and not bringing up the past with his children.

Interviewee
Yehoyakim Kochavi
Date
1992 June 23  (interview)
Language
Hebrew
Extent
2 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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Record last modified: 2018-03-14 09:15:23
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