Naftali Deutsch, Auschwitz Survivor, for Yom HaShoah

Naftali Deutsch, Auschwitz Survivor, for Yom HaShoah

נפֿתּלי דײַטש, וואָס האָט איבערגעלבט אוישוויץ, פֿאַר יום-השואה

Show notes

Tonight's show aired on the eve of Yom HaShoah. We present a new interview with Naftali (Tuli) Deutsch, an Auschwitz survivor, as well as recordings of three others from past years. They are Al (Zoli) Langer, Rokhl Zicherman, and Matele Friedman ז״ל. All of these survivors were born in Carpathian Ruthenia, then in Czechoslovakia, now known as Zakarpatska Oblast, in the western part of Ukraine.

Naftali Deutsch is the author of A Holocaust Survivor: In The Footsteps Of His Past, his auto-biography. Info here:

Announcement: The American Association of Jewish Holocaust Survivors of Greater Boston invites you to Boston's 2022 Virtual Community Holocaust Commemoration of Yom HaShoah, Sunday, May 1, 2022, at 2:00PM Eastern. Info and registration here:

  • Music:
    • Shimon Yisraeli: Zog Nit Keyn Mol (lyrics: Hirsch Glick)
    • The following sung by Matele Friedman, recorded by The Yiddish Voice on January 1, 2020:
    • Es Brent (Words and music by Mordkhe Gebirtig)
    • The following sung by Rokhl Zicherman, recorded by The Yiddish Voice in January 2019:
      • In Auschwitzer Lager
      • Holocaust 'Dem Milners Trern'
    • Abraham Brun: Why Need We Cry?
    • Dudu Fisher: Vu Ahin Zol Ikh Geyn (lyrics: Igor S. Korntayer)
    • Intro instrumental music: DEM HELFANDS TANTS, an instrumental track from the CD Jeff Warschauer: The Singing Waltz

Air Date: April 27, 2020



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