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Oral history testimony of Josy Adida-Goldberg

Oral History | Accession Number: 2015.476.2 | RG Number: RG-50.904.0002

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Josy Adida-Goldberg, born in Constantine, Algeria in 1929, discusses living with her family in the European district; her great-grandfather Solomon, who was a native of Tétouan, Morocco and created the Talmud Torah school in 1912; her career teaching literature and theater; and her book, Les Deux Pères (published 2008), which describes her Jewish life in Constantine, her friendship with men of letters (including Francis Ponge and Emmanuel Roblès), the pogrom of 1934, the rise of anti-Jewish laws, the repeal of the Décret Crémieux, and the first attacks of the war in Algeria.

Alternate Title
"A childhood in Constantine"
Josy Adida-Goldberg
Isabelle Pleskoff
2012 November 11  (interview)
1 digital file : MPEG-4.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Musée d'art et d'histoire du judaïsme
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:38:53
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