Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Michael Weiss - October 7, 1994


It's hard to tell it to adults, isn't it?

It is. It is. Now you see what I'm gonna do now. I have to sit down and rest a little. Sit on the couch and put my head back and rest.

I think we should stop here.

[interruption in interview]

Pesach and Shavuots was--because that was the time Pesach that they start to take us to the ghettos and by Shavuots we were all in Auschwitz. We had a Yizkor.

This is people from your town?

Um, n...

Or from Carpatha Rus.

From Carpatha Rus. From Carpatha Rus. And between Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur it was the custom to visit the graves of your families. But we didn't...we don't have them, so what we did--we are a small organization--what we did is we go down on Seder in the ??? and the names in Hebrew and in English are there and we go there Pesach and Shavuot between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. That's all. 10

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