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Voices of resilience = Golosa stoĭkosti

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Voices of resilience = Golosa stoĭkosti
Call No: 947.084 V889

Call Number947.084 V889
Dates[2010]; ©2010
Statement of Responsibilityedited by Svetlana Shklarov ; a Jewish Family Service Calgary Project coordinated by Rita Matusovski.
Creators & ContributorsShklarov, Svetlana (editor)
Matusovski, Rita (contributor)
Krell, Robert (contributor)
Jewish Family Service Calgary (contributor)
Summary"This book is a collection of life stories of Holocaust survivors who have never spoken publicly - émigrés from the Former Soviet Union. Many Russian-speaking Holocaust survivors have lived in western Jewish communities for years, but their stories have remained unknown. Despite severe repression and silencing under the Soviet regime, they managed to remain the keepers of Jewish culture, history, and values. Voices of Resilience, the pioneering community project by Jewish Family Service Calgary, involved twenty participants whose stories were recorded in Russian and translated by dedicated volunteers. The stories, presented in this volume in both English and Russian, signify the tragedy of generations and the resilience of human spirit." — Back cover
Contents
  • Preface
  • Introduction: Holocaust Survivors from the Soviet Union / Svetlana Shklarov
  • Selective Chronology: History across the Hundred-Year Span
Chapter One: Ghetto Survivors
  • The Greatest Value: Those Who Helped and Rescued / Liza Lyuber, recorded by Svetlana Shklarov, translated by Roman Katsnelson 
  • We Survived So That We Could Tell: The First Three Days / Fira Oussatinski, translated by Yakov Shklarov
  • I have No Tears Anymore / Dora Diamant, recorded by Rita Matusovski, translated by Svetlana Shklarov
Chapter Two: Evacuation—Survivors In Exile
  • War Years Made Me into a Fighter / Vera Belsky, recorded by Svetlana Shklarov, translated by Roman Katsnelson
  • The Images of Childhood Memories / Joseph Khusensky, translated by Svetlana Shklarov
  • That was My Foundation / Ghenia Knyazeva, recorded by Svetlana Shklarov, translated by Sonia Shklarov
  • A Story of a Loving Family / Vladimir Dykman, recorded and translated by Greg Ptashny
  • Abram, called Kolya / Abram Guberman, recorded by Rita Matusovski, translated by Svetlana Shklarov
  • We Too Were Marked by the War / Alexander Fradkin, recorded by Rita Matusovski, translated by Svetlana Shklarov
  • Children of the War: Our Contributions to the Victory / Efim Galperin, translated by Irena Karshenbaum
  • My Family's Fate in the Russian Tragedy and in the Holocaust / Joseph Averbukh, translated by Irena Karshenbaum
  • My Fundamental Core / Maya Goldenberg, recorded by Svetlana Shklarov, translated by Sonia Shklarov
  • What I Remember / Olga Groysman, translated by Irena Karshenbaum
  • Two Sisters Named Raya / Raisa Gurvick, recorded and translated by Greg Ptashny
  • Memories of the Past / Alexander Oussatinski, translated by Irena Karshenbaum
Chapter Three: Leningrad—Survivors Under the Siege
  • I Survived / Regina Rips, recorded by Rita Matusovski, translated by Roman Katsnelson
  • Sofia's Vein / Sofia Soliterman, recorded by Rita Matusovski, translated by Roman Katsnelson
Chapter Four: Rescuers and Fighters
  • Always Remain Human /Nadezhda Boyko, recorded by Rita Matusovski, translated by Svetlana Shklarov
  • The School of my life / Leib Treitman, recorded by Zina Ovis, translated by Irena Karshenbaum
  • We Were Closer than Brothers / Abram Peisahovich, recorded and translated by Svetlana Shklarov
Afterword / Robert Krell
Physical Description 456 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 23 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish, Russian
PublisherCalgary : Jewish Family Service Calgary
NotesIncludes bibliographical references
RecognitionGifted in 2010 by Lucien Lieberman

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