Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Ilya Martha Kessler - November 1, 1982

Pre--War Life III

How large was the town that you're, you're from originally? The small town? About how many families, do you know?

I think about five thousand, five thousand.


Yeah, and the Jews was maybe three hundred, five hundred. Something likewise.

Was there any Yiddish theater there or?

No, nothing, no, no. There was a shul. People went to the shul and my father went everyday twice, morning and night. And they used to talk there and used to learn there the ??? And was a yeshiva. And uh, that's the thing. They live... They didn't need like a theater, nothing, no. They, they lived. My mother used to go to the city to mine uh, aunt and to the parents and she used to go there to the ??? and uh, places, you know.

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