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The following testimonials are part of a project to digitize and preserve the testimonies of Holocaust survivors across Canada.
The project received financial support from the Government of Canada, the Azrieli Foundation, the Asper Foundation, Power Corporation, the Paula Nussbaum family and Janette and Michael Diamond.
Helen Seidner describes the jobs she had in the Theresienstadt ghetto-labor camp.Listen
Hanneliese Schusheim describes life in the Riga ghetto.Listen
Sasha Friedenstein recalls the creation and the living conditions of the Riga ghetto.Listen
Judith Levitan recalls the conditions and the roundups in the ghetto of Kovno.Listen
Rena Schondorf describes a selection in the Krakow ghetto.Listen
Lou Zablow recalls how he and his family tried to pretend living a normal life in the Lodz ghetto.Listen
Bozena Matis talks about the creation of the Warsaw ghetto and her life there in the first year.Listen
Jack Klajman describes his experience during the Warsaw ghetto uprising.Listen
Meier Schlomowitz recalls how he was forced to move into the Kovno ghetto .Listen