Media Files
Title:
Arie Z. Holocaust testimony
Collection:
Fortunoff Video Archive (Unrestricted)
Organization:
Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies
Identifier:
EAD ID mssa.hvt.3347
Orbis bib 4297455
Language:
Primary Hebrew
Date:
creation 1991-05-24
creation 1991-05-29
creation 1991-06-04
creation 1991-06-11
creation 1991-06-18
creation 1991-07-07
Identifier:
EAD ID mssa.hvt.3347
Orbis bib 4297455
Subject:
Person or Corporate Body Z., Arie, 1923-
Person or Corporate Body Rosensaft, Josef, 1911-1975
Person or Corporate Body World Hashomer Hatzair
Person or Corporate Body Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Person or Corporate Body Birkenau (Concentration camp)
Person or Corporate Body Zgoda (Concentration camp)
Person or Corporate Body Monowitz (Concentration camp)
Person or Corporate Body Buchenwald (Concentration camp)
Person or Corporate Body International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
Person or Corporate Body United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration
Person or Corporate Body American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
Person or Corporate Body Landsberg am Lech (Displaced persons camp)
Person or Corporate Body Noʻar ḥalutsi meʼuḥad be-Germanyah
Person or Corporate Body Beriḥah (Organization)
Person or Corporate Body Feldafing (Displaced persons camp)
Person or Corporate Body DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen
Person or Corporate Body Z., Arie, -- 1923-
Person or Corporate Body Rosensaft, Josef, -- 1911-1975. -- http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n86056702
Person or Corporate Body World Hashomer Hatzair. -- http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n78023533
Person or Corporate Body Auschwitz (Concentration camp) -- http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n96112360
Person or Corporate Body Birkenau (Concentration camp) -- http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no96068007
Person or Corporate Body Zgoda (Concentration camp)
Person or Corporate Body Monowitz (Concentration camp) -- http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no00051472
Person or Corporate Body Buchenwald (Concentration camp) -- http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n97036997
Person or Corporate Body International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. -- http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/nr91029304
Person or Corporate Body United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration. -- http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n79097409
Person or Corporate Body American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. -- http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n50079799
Person or Corporate Body Landsberg am Lech (Displaced persons camp) -- http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n2008053787
Person or Corporate Body Noʻar ḥalutsi meʼuḥad be-Germanyah. -- http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/nr91017031
Person or Corporate Body Beriḥah (Organization) -- http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n50073740
Person or Corporate Body Feldafing (Displaced persons camp) -- http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n2008053891
Person or Corporate Body DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen. -- http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2012131298
topical Holocaust survivors
topical Video tapes
topical Men
topical Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
genre_form Personal narratives
topical World War, 1939-1945
genre_form Personal narratives, Jewish
topical Jewish ghettos
topical Jews
geographic Belarus
geographic Pruz︠h︡any
topical Forced labor
topical Jewish councils
topical World War, 1939-1945
topical Jewish resistance
topical Fathers and sons
topical Concentration camps
topical Psychological aspects
topical Prisoners of War
geographic Germany
topical Prisoners of War
geographic Soviet Union
topical Escapes
topical World War, 1939-1945
topical Prisoners and prisons, German
topical Concentration camp inmates
topical Family relationships
topical World War, 1939-1945
topical Atrocities
topical Refugee camps
topical Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
topical Public opinion
topical Public opinion
geographic Israel
geographic Poland
geographic Pruz͡hany (Belarus)
geographic Bialowieza Forest (Poland and Belarus)
geographic Bielsko-Biała (Poland)
geographic Terezín (Ústecký kraj, Czech Republic)
geographic Palestine
topical Emigration and immigration
geographic Cyprus
genre_form Oral histories (document genres)
topical Antisemitism
temporal Pre-war
topical Soviet occupation
topical Aid by non-Jews
topical Mutual aid
topical Postwar experiences
Format:
15 videocassettes
Description:
Abstract Videotape testimony of Arie Z., who was born in Pruz?h?any, Poland (presently Belarus), in 1923, the elder of two children. He recounts his father managing the estate of a Russian princess; attending Hebrew schools; participating in Hashomer Hatzair; increasing antisemtism, including his father being fired in 1938; his finding another job on a distant estate near the Bialowieza Forest; his visits; completing gymnasium in 1939; German invasion on September 1; joining his father with his mother and sister; Soviet occupation; returning home; his father joining them; completing final exams for the Soviet school in June 1941; German invasion; ghettoization; his father's employment by the Judenrat; a former Polish neighbor, a radio expert, employing him in his workshop outside the ghetto; smuggling food; taking bullets from visiting German soldiers; transfering them to those who escaped to the partisans; deportation with his family to Auschwitz/Birkenau in January 1943; separation from his mother and sister; slave labor building rail lines; his father's hospitalization (he never saw him again); transfer to Zgoda; slave labor in a munitions factory with Soviet prisoners of war; joining a group in winter 1944 digging an escape tunnel (he was the only Jew); escaping two months later; hiding by himself; posing as a non-Jewish escapee to receive assistance from Poles; and capture by a Volksdeutsche five weeks later.
Language:
Primary Hebrew
Coverage:
Place of Recording Tel Aviv, Israel :
Date:
creation 1991-05-24
creation 1991-05-29
creation 1991-06-04
creation 1991-06-11
creation 1991-06-18
creation 1991-07-07
Agent:
Producer Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies
Z., Arie, 1923-
Tarsi, Anita
Producer United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Interviewee Z, Arie (4623)
Interviewer Tarsi, Anita
Duration:
15:04:13
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