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 (09-010.18-F) -  Shelf Number: MDV 447

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Date: May 14, 2003

Participants: Bukshtein, Froim Kalmanovich. Interviewed by Dov-Ber Kerler, Jeffrey Veidlinger.

Location recorded: Ivano-Frankivs'k, Ivano Frankivs'ka Oblast', Ukraine

Language: Yiddish

Culture Group: Jews, Yiddish-speakers, Ukrainians

 Recording Content:   

The tape is a continuation of a formal interview with Froim Kalmanovich Bukshtein. (Part 4 of 5. See MDV 444, MDV 445, MDV 446, and MDV 448)

00:00:00 Bukshtein discusses cultural life before the war and sings a Purim shpiel. He mentions the local bathhouse and tells an episode about his mother, who consulted the rebbe of Stefanesti about antisemitism.
00:09:11 Bukshtein talks about contemporary religious life. He then talks about his encounter with the local rabbi before the war and answers questions about cultural and food terminology. Bukshtein also talks about traditional weddings and recalls one Jewish shiker (drunk) in his hometown.
00:25:05 Bukshtein talks about traditional burial ceremonies before the war.
00:29:19 Bukshtein answers dialectological questions from the AHEYM Yiddish linguistic questionnaire and remembers Yiddish drinking songs and a Zionist song.
01:02:04 End of Recording.