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 (09-007.04-F) -  Shelf Number: MDV 179

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Date: June 9, 2006

Participants: Rojtman, Raisa Shabsovna. Interviewed by Dov-Ber Kerler, 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 Raisa Shabsovna Rojtman. (Part 2 of 2. See MDV 178)

00:00:00 Rojtman talks about her family. She also addresses contemporary antisemitism.
00:03:33 Rojtman speaks about her life during World War II. She describes how her family evacuated from Vadul Raşcov on foot until 3:44 and then by train to Andijan, Uzbekistan. Rojtman finished her school education and then studied at a medical institute in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
00:04:17 Rojtman speaks about her life after the war. She arrived in Chișinău in January 1945. She then speaks about her traditional wedding in 1946. Rojtman also speaks about her family. Rojtman worked as medical doctor for forty-two years.
00:07:39 Rojtman answers dialectological questions from the AHEYM Yiddish linguistic questionnaire. She also addresses Yiddish-language groups (10:00).
00:17:53 Rojtman speaks about her childhood home, as well as her family. Rojtman in particular describes her mother's charity.
00:20:22 End of recording.