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 (09-007.04-F) -  Shelf Number: MDV 161

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Date: May 23, 2006

Participants: Mitlaeva, Edi Samoilovna. Interviewed by Dov-Ber Kerler, Jeffrey Veidlinger, Moisei Lemster.

Location recorded: Chișinău, Chișinău Municipality, Moldova

Language: Yiddish, Russian

Culture Group: Jews, Yiddish-speakers, Moldovans

 Recording Content:   

This recording is the continuation of a formal interview with Edi Samoilovna Mitlaeva. (Part 3 of 3. See MDV 159 and MDV 160)

00:00:00 Mitlaeva speaks about prewar cultural life, including Jewish films at the local cinema and circus.
00:05:31 Mitlaeva talks about her family. Her son and sister live in Israel.
00:08:29 Mitlaeva addresses her life and work after the war. Among other places, Mitlaeva taught at a school in Străşeni for approximately thirty years. She then mentions Jewish locals in Străşeni.
00:12:39 Mitlaeva speaks about her family. She then talks about her work as teacher after the war and discusses languages.
00:16:39 Mitlaeva answers dialectological questions from the AHEYM Yiddish linguistic questionnaire. She also shares episodes from her daily and political life in Chernivtsi.
00:19:36 Mitlaeva addresses postwar, as well as prewar, religious life in Chișinău. She also addresses antisemitism.
00:21:39 Mitlaeva speaks about prewar cultural life and visits of Yiddish writers.
00:22:10 End of recording.