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anna monka is a guest on The 'Yiddish Voice' Podcast

Episodes anna monka appeared on:

Rokhl Zicherman and Other Holocaust Survivors for Yom HaShoah

May 2, 201960 minutes


  • Interviews for Yom HaShoah
    • Rokhl Zicherman lives in Los Angeles and is an Auschwitz survivor from Carpathian Czechoslovakia. She loves to sing with her two sisters who don't live very close, but they often talk by phone. Here she sings In Auschwitzer Lager, describing a fate common to many the many teenagers from this region who were deported to Auschwitz in 1944: being separated from their mothers who were killed at Auschwitz, often due to holding on to younger children of theirs. She also sings a Holocaust 'Dem Milners Trern', a Holocaust version of the song Dem Milner's Trern, written by Mark Varshavski around the turn of the 20th century.
    • Gitu Cycowics (nee Friedman), an Israeli, a resident of Jerusalem, from Carpathian Czechoslovakia and an Auschwitz survivor, discusses her fear for when survivors are gone. Previously aired on the Yiddish Voice Apr 24 2018 in a program in honor of 70th Yom Haatsmaut.
    • Raye David (nee Shlosberg), now in Milwaukee, Holocaust survivor from Vilna, Poland. Recorded end of 2010 and previously aired on the Yiddish Voice in 2011.
    • Ann Monka (nee Khane Stolovitska), now in Northern New Jersey, originally from Lida (לידע‎), survived in Bielsky Brothers camp in the forest. She recalls the movie Defiance coming out, how she and other Bielsky survivors came to a special premier at New York Museum of Jewish Heritage, how everyone loved it. We play a recording of her singing the Partizan's Song (Zog Nit Keyn Mol). (The song was aired on the Yiddish Voice last week. A longer version of the interview was previously aired on the Yiddish Voice Jan 14 2009.)
  • Music:
    • Shimon Yisraeli: Zog Nit Keyn Mol
    • Rokhl Zicherman: In Auschwitzer Lager, Holocaust 'Dem Milners Trern' (Singer is a Carpathian Auschwitz survivor. This is a Yiddish Voice exclusive recording.)
    • Anna Monka: Zog Nisht Keynmol (Singer is a Bielski survivor. This is a Yiddish Voice exclusive recording.)
    • Dovid Fishman: Vu Ahin Zol Ikh Geyn
    • Abraham Brun: Why Need We Cry?
  • Intro instrumental music: DEM HELFANDS TANTS, an instrumental track from the CD Jeff Warschauer: The Singing Waltz

Air date: May 1, 2019

Pesach Yom HaShoah with Yakob Basner and Judy Altmann

Apr 25, 201960 minutes


פּסח/יום השואה מיט יאַקאָב באַסנער און איטע באָראָדזשאַנער אַלטמאַן


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