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 (09-008.05-F) -  Shelf Number: MDV 263

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Date: May 27, 2006

Participants: Chajim, Ichak. Interviewed by Dov-Ber Kerler, Jeffrey Veidlinger, Moisei Lemster.

Location recorded: Hîrlău, Iași County, Romania

Language: Yiddish, Romanian

Culture Group: Jews, Yiddish-speakers, Romanians

 Recording Content:   

The recording is the continuation of a formal interview with Ichak Chajim. (Part 3 of 4. See MDV 262, MDV 265, and MDV 266)

00:00:00 Chajim speaks about life today.
00:01:40 Chajim speaks about life today and his family.
00:03:39 Chajim talks about prewar Passover celebrations at home. He then speaks about how he would shlogn kapores (ceremony of repentance).
00:06:18 Chajim briefly addresses his wedding and life today. He then speaks about religious customs and prayer.
00:08:28 Chajim speaks about his life under Soviet rule and his family. His father moved to Israel. Chajim then remembers his mother's cooking. He grew up with six brothers and two sisters. His father was a tailor 13:27. Chajim also worked as tailor and was president of a cooperative.
00:15:08 Chajim speaks about life today and recalls his mother's cooking. Chajim worked in several towns as forced laborer during the war, including Edineț, Brînzeni,Rujniţa, Bălţi and Halahora de Sus.
00:18:07 Chajim shows his Chanukkiya.
00:20:19 Chajim speaks about the history of his Hanukkiya and life today.
00:22:03 End of recording.