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.

Escaping Europe As A Child During WWII, Thanks To Eleanor Roosevelt

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Henry Slucki, child survivor of the Holocaust, remembers how his family escaped from France to Spain in 1942 - and how visas sponsored by Eleanor Roosevelt allowed him to travel to the United States.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Henry Slucki.

This excerpt is in English.

Henry Slucki was born in Paris, France in 1934.