Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Sonia Nothman - January 4, 1983

Decision to Immigrate to America

What made you decide to come to the United States instead of Israel?

I tell you, I have everything I want. Electric appliance. I mean, a little pot, little minor things, it's much easier. But my sister went to United States because she has--from my brother they have a family and they brought me over. And my other sister, my younger sister married and his family brought them here. The Moskowitzes. They brought them here. And I was already, I had papers everything. And my husband have a sister in Sweden and she said she was going to Israel. And I said I have only one sister, you have two brothers. So what could I do? But then I have two sisters here. At that time I decided to come here. So ??? together. Oh if my sisters would go to Israel I would go, because we want to be together. We don't have anybody. By us it's one, one in a million.

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