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Oral history interview with Mariia Semenovna Bondarskaia and Anastasia Yakovlevna Grebenjuk

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.103.7 | RG Number: RG-50.632.0007

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Maria Semenovna Bondarskaia (born in 1913) is joined by her daughter Svetlana Vladimirovna Bondarskaia and her granddaughter Lana Vasil’evna. Maria Semenovna Bondarskaia describes being an Adventist in Tulchin; the demographics of Tulchin, including the large Jewish population; the rabbi who used to live in their house; how life was better in Tulchin when there were more Jews; and the Jewish customs and practices that she observed.
Anastasia Yakovlevna Grebeniuk, born in 1926 in village Kapustiany, Ukraine, describes her family going to the market in Tulchin, Ukraine; the famine in 1933, during which they would visit Poland to barter with rushniks (embroidered cloth) and other goods for food; how during the famine there were people who stole children and ate them; the Jews and Ukrainians who used to live in Kapustiany and the absence of Jews now; her thoughts on Jews; and Jewish practices.

Anastasia Y. Grebenjuk
Mariia S. Bondarskaia
N. Amosova
S. Nikolaeva
2005 July 17  (interview)
creation : Tul'chyn (Ukraine)
1 digital file : MP3.
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:41:02
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