Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Peri Berki - December 9, 1983

Son's Education

Was he going to school or was, were Jewish children, were not allowed at a certain point to go to school.

Yeah, this is very, again, it, it would take much, much longer, little incidents happening. He couldn't go to the...

To the regular school.

to regular school, so we sent him to Budapest. At that time there were a Jewish gymnasium, it's still working, still working. We heard this was already '42, yeah. And in the ??? country couldn't go anymore. It was numerous clausus. You know what this means?


The expression? So he couldn't go. We sent him to Budapest, there was a Jewish gymnasium, he went there. And only one year, after that...

He had to live away from home.

Yeah, he lived with a family and it was awful.

So he was very much affected by the war.

Oh sure. And in fact I was so surprised. I talked to my daughter this morning and I said, my son is working...

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