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Oral history interview with Herbert Friedman

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.030.0074

Rabbi Herbert Friedman, born in 1918 in New Haven, CT, describes his childhood; attending Yale University, from which he graduated in 1938; becoming a rabbi and working closely with American Jewish leader Stephen S. Wise; becoming a chaplain in the United States Army during World War II; going to Europe in the spring of 1945; being recruited by David Ben-Gurion into the Aliyah Bet operation of the Haganah after the war; and working with displaced persons, mainly in the American zone of occupation in Berlin, Germany.


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Interviewee
Herbert Friedman
Interviewer
Joan Ringelheim
Date
interview:  1992 June 12
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
3 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:29:41
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