Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Emerich Grinbaum - October 3, 2000 & January 8, 2001


Well uh, let me ask if you have anything you want to add to the tape? Something you may have left off.

You know, I can add what I added to--they asked me question when Spielberg group was here. And the last impression was the same, if you want to add anything. And for some reason immediately something came to my mind and I probably I'm going to tell you now.


Despite the fact, Am Israel Chai. So that's the only thing I can tell you and I am, faith in Jewish history and the Jewish culture and Jewish future.

Israel is one and is alive.



Am Israel, that's the, the, the people of Israel.

People of Israel.

Which is--includes Israel, you know. Of course, we hope that Israel's going to survive. Although you know, the situation is there's no. I have, I have a little nightmare about Israel and I'm telling you what. And I read also but I always. They--almost half of Jewish population is concentrated in Israel. Hitler would have loved to have Jews con...be concentrated and just to bomb everybody. Now with Iran and Iraq with mass, weapons of mass destruction, I, I have a nightmare if they have a, a, a nuclear weapon about Israel. And Israel has, but, but we attack--until Israel can get, get them, you know. I was--people don't talk much about this, but, but some do. Some do. And I have--as to the Israel uh, as, as, as such, you know. Unbelievable, you know. They are gathered. They don't care that if they throw a couple of atomic bombs they--many Arabs will be killed of course, because they live there. They don't care. There're hundred million or more Arabs.

Well, that's an awkward way to end, but I think we should, that's a good place to end.

I know, I know. I know, I know but the fact, I hope that Jewish history will be perpetuated and we--and Israel and the Jewish people will, will survive and, and--despite all the, what happened in the past.

Thank you.

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