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.
Emile Karafiol's Oral History
Emile Karafiol, attorney, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on December 14, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.
This interview was conducted in English.
Emile Karafiol was born in Warsaw, Poland in 1935. Emile died in 2019.
Video highlights from this oral history
"Like a Video Game, But Real": Experiencing the Bombardment of Bordeaux in 1940
1 min 56 sec
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