The Yiddish Book Center's

Wexler Oral History Project

A growing collection of in-depth interviews with people of all ages and backgrounds, whose stories about the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture offer a rich and complex chronicle of Jewish identity.

Belgian Deportation

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Micha Eisenstorg describes the deportation of 3/4 of Belgian Jews during WWII. Many hid, including his parents and brothers. He describes the work barracks that the Nazis set up in Mechelen, where some of his relatives were.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Micha Eisenstorg.

This excerpt is in English.

Micha Eisenstorg was born in Brussels, Belgium in 1946.