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Personal narratives, Jewish
|Named Person:||K R|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
K R; Ellen Rofman; Gratz College Holocaust Oral History Archive.
|Notes:||Accompanied by 2 sound cassettes.
Transcript of taped interview conducted on Oct. 1, 1985.
|Description:||22 pages ; 28 cm + 2 audiocassettes.|
|Series Title:||Gratz College Oral History Archive, no. 44.|
|Responsibility:||interviewer, Ellen Rofman.|
 "She worked as a bookkeeper at a kolkhoz near the Russian Gevichi [sic] Gorky. When the German Army advanced she was deported to Kazakstan by train. She describes the conditions under which she lived. She worked as a bookkeeper in Kustonay. After the war, she returned to Ternopilʹ and found it almost completely destroyed. She joined a kibbutz in Lodz and worked with Hashomer Hatzair to prepare young Russian refugees for life in Palestine. She organized and led illegal border crossings to get there. During this time she met and married her husband. They went to Palestine from Cyprus, on a ship called The State of Israel in 1948, escorting a group of young Jewish children who had been hidden in monasteries or by Polish families. K.R. then reflects about how experiences have shaped her outlook on life and her views about human behavior."--Summary.
- R., K., -- 1922-
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Jewish.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees.
- Jews -- Ukraine -- Ternopilʹ -- Social relations.
- Holocaust survivors.
- Kustanaĭskai︠a︡ oblastʹ (Kazakhstan) -- Social conditions.
- Histadrut "ha-Shomer ha-tsaʻir" be-Polanyah.
- Noʻar ha-Tsiyoni (Organization)
- Alma-Ata (Kazakhstan)
- Soviet Union. -- Narodnyĭ komissariat vnutrennikh del.