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Isaac Becker on the Construction of the Colegio Israelita de Mexico on the Lomas de Vista Hermosa Campus
Isaac Becker, diamond cutter and part of the construction committee of the Colegio Israelita de Mexico, explains the continuation of the process of construction of the school.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Isaac Becker Kabacnik.
This excerpt is in Spanish.
Isaac Becker Kabacnik was born in 1929.
Other video highlights from this oral history
Isaac Becker on the Construction of the Colegio Israelita de Mexico on the Lomas de Vista Hermosa Campus2 minutes 30 seconds
An Appointment with President Echeverria: Permission to Build a Jewish Day School in Mexico3 minutes 43 seconds
Sephardi, Ashkenazi, Mizrahi and More: Jewish Communities in Mexico and the Role of the Central Committee1 minute 43 seconds
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Since 2010, the Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project has recorded more than 500 in-depth video interviews that provide a deeper understanding of the Jewish experience and the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture.
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