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Oral history interview with Jacob Harari

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.830 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0830

The interview describes Mr. Harari's childhood in Ludmir, Poland (now Volodymyr-Volyns'kyi, Ukraine) and his memories of the arrival of Nazi troops in 1941. Mr. Harari describes the family's move to a ghetto, his detention during an anti-Jewish action, and his experiences while living with his family in underground hiding places until the end of the war. Mr. Harari discusses his life in Poland after the war, and his assumed identity as a Christian while in school. He describes his family's immigration to Israel, and Mr. Harari's decision in 1952 to pursue an engineering degree in the United States, where he married in 1959 and settled.


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Interviewee
Jacob Harari
Date
interview:  1990 May 01
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:36:37
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