Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Eva Boros - February 11, 1983



He's in Israel.

Yeah, the one that is surviving. And uh, we had a big family in Bratislava. Uh, Eckstein, it was a pretty well known family because it had so many parts and uh, uh, many. We did not have a uh, my mother's side was Austrian, so she actually was implanted into the, this society, so I had mostly my uh, father's side.

Eckstein, you said was your name?

Eckstein. E-c-k-s-t-e-i-n.


And uh, there were several rabbis, well known rabbis there. And the, the one that I wanted to say was the Chatam Sofer, Chatam Safer, he was the famous uh, rabbi that had a--I don't know why he was so famous, but he was very famous--and he uh, ground, he made that big rabbinical school and so on. So anyway. In uh, '40, 1940 uh, my, we, my father owned a pretty big store with uh, um--how do you call that uh, porcelain and uh, and ceramics and, uh...


Fixing new things uh, china and all that. And more or less this was the trade of the fore-family. They all had the same kind of store.

There was more than one store.

Yeah, more than one Eckstein...


but the same thing.

Uh-huh, uh-huh.

In town. So, uh...

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