Oral history testimony of Izio Rosenman
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- Alternate Title
- "Jewish Secular Culture and Political Commitment"
- Izio Rosenman
- Isabelle Pleskoff
2014 May 04
1 digital file : MPEG-4.
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Musée d'art et d'histoire du judaïsme
Izio Rosenman, born in Demblin, Poland, describes being deported at the age of seven with four other members of his family; being taken with his father to Buchenwald in early 1945; his father’s death; going to France, where he received assistance from the OSE (Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants); living in several children's homes and his positive experience with various educators; reuniting with his mother and sisters in Paris in 1953; attending the L'école Gilbert Bloch d'Orsay from 1953 to 1959; learning about modern Judaism; his reflections on the Holocaust, which led him to break from his religion; completing a doctorate in physics; joining the CNRS as a physicist; founding associations dedicated to the development and dissemination of secular Jewish culture; and engaging with organizations that seek Israeli-Palestinian peace.
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