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 (09-006.02-F) -  Shelf Number: MDV 116

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Date: July 2, 2008

Participants: David, Lilly. Interviewed by Dov-Ber Kerler.

Location recorded: Debrecen, Hajdú-Bihar County, Hungary

Language: Yiddish, Hungarian

Culture Group: Jews, Yiddish-speakers, Hungarians

 Recording Content:   

The recording is a formal interview with Lilly (Shayndl) David, nee Schön, born 1928 in Kiralyhelmec, Slovakia.

00:00:00 David discusses her childhood memories, in particular the visit of a rebbe. She also talks about her family and provides personal information. David's father was born in 6:25. Her family moved to Mukacheve when David was two years old. She explains that she learned Yiddish from a scribe and attended a Hebrew primary school.
00:11:12 David talks about her family. Her father was a cobbler. She grew up with a brother, who died in Birkenau. She then talks about contemporary Jewish life.
00:15:25 David talks about her life in Mukacheve before the war and addresses languages. She then talks about her visits to America and Israel, including her relatives.
00:27:02 David speaks about life today and briefly addresses Purim celebrations.
00:45:42 The team concludes the formal part of the interview with David.
00:48:30 End of recording.