Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research




Skip to main content

Oral history interview with Simone Weil Lipman

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1998.A.0167 | RG Number: RG-50.549.02.0018

Search this record's additional resources, such as finding aids, documents, or transcripts.

No results match this search term.
Check spelling and try again.

results are loading

0 results found for “keyward

    Oral history interview with Simone Weil Lipman


    Interview Summary
    Simone Weil Lipman (born in 1920) discusses her family and growing up in Strasbourg, France; her days as a Jewish girl scout; the rise of Hitler; experiencing antisemitism; her views on Judaism; her experiences as a volunteer internee social worker at Rivesaltes; her membership in the underground network at Ose; helping hide children in homes throughout France; how the war affected her family; her life and religious practices after the war; working in synagogues in Syracuse, NY; reconnecting to those she had known during the war, including the children she helped save; how she started speaking openly about the Holocaust; living in France for three years and sharing her story there; revisiting the cities where she lived during the war; and her views on Germany.
    Mrs. Simone W. Lipman
    Steve Rowland
    interview:  1998 August 04
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

    Oral histories.
    5 sound cassettes (74 min.).

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Lipman, Simone Weil.

    Administrative Notes

    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch conducted the oral history interview with Simone Weil Lipman on August 4, 1998.
    Funding Note
    The production of this interview was made possible by Jeff and Toby Herr.
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Record last modified:
    2023-11-16 08:57:54
    This page:

    Additional Resources

    Download & Licensing

    In-Person Research

    Contact Us