Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Fred Kendal - May 25, 1983


And when you went to school, you went to a public school?



I went to a public and I also went to, to uh, a cheder. Now what is a cheder? I don't--you know what a cheder is, okay. How about if we go into the...


Yeah. Rather than sitting here, you know, we can go into the kitchen and have some tea.

Can you tell me about your education--your public school education--what was it like?

Yeah, I went that in Europe. I think it was good for what I remember, I thought it was good and...

What language was it?

It was Russian uh, at the time--well, it was a period that it was uh, at one time it was--at one time it was Poland. And then however, I don't, I don't think I was at school at that time, you know, and then when the Russians came in then it was, you know, public school--Russian public school and I remember that and it was good.


You know, as well as my recollection from that part of it.

Okay. I'm going to turn this off.

[interruption in interview]

Was your family politically active at all, do you remember? Did they belong to the Bund or was there any discussions?

I wouldn't know.

Uh-huh, yeah.

I really wouldn't know.


I couldn't tell you.

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