Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Olga Adler - July 26, 1982

Other Affiliations

Now you mentioned that your father belonged to a shul, a synagogue.


And did you have any other religious affiliations other than the synagogue? Belong to any other religious organization?

No, there was no, no... In Europe, you don't have those things. You don't. You go to the synagogue, you get dressed, and my father put the, those hard round hats, you know...


and the nice charcoal grey coat. On Saturday you had to do this, it was social too.


It's religious and social too.



Okay now, did you have any... Did you or your family have any political affiliations?



No, no.

And uh, now you say you were educated in the, you were in sixth grade when the Hungarians came?

Sixth high school

Six grade high school

Yeah, sixteen years old.

Was this the uh, gymnasium type high school that you were in?

Yeah, gymnasium, yeah.

Okay. And did you, did you encounter anti-Semitism before the war?

No. Not in my circles. No, I don't. I don't remember. I'm sure there were some, but not in that uh, the, the city talked about or, or you felt it or...

What about personally, like in the playground, the kids...


saying things to you.

Never, never.

Nothing like that?

Mm-mm, never.

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