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 (09-007.04-F) -  Shelf Number: MDV 154

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Date: December 19, 2005

Participants: Gordin, Mikhail Isaakovich. Interviewed by Dovid Katz.

Location recorded: Chișinău, Chișinău Municipality, Moldova

Language: Yiddish, Russian

Culture Group: Jews, Yiddish-speakers, Moldovans

 Recording Content:   

The first part of the recording is the continuation of a formal interview with Mikhail Isaakovich Gordin. (Part 2 of 2. See MDV 153)

The second part of the recording includes synagogue footage.

00:00:00 Gordin speaks about his life and livlihood today. He also speaks about his family and contemporary Jewish life, including local institutions.
00:07:30 Gordin speaks about life today and contemporary antisemitism in Moldova. He also addresses his visit to Germany.
00:14:22 Gordin recites a Yiddish poem from his childhood, before reciting a Hebrew poem about life connections.
00:16:50 The team concludes the formal interview with Gordin and then the camera collects outside footage of the synagogue.
00:17:54 The camera collects synagoguge footage.
00:18:24 End of recording.