IN THE KIBBUTS SCHOOLS
Description: Zelda Natan expresses her father's concerns from World War ll, as well as his intention to leave Istanbul. She remembers that at that time, in 1946, the English government provided Turkish natives with visas for Palestine. Zelda narrates how, at the age of 13, she left Turkey for a kibbutz in Palestine and relates aspects of her new life in this community.
Cite as: En los kibúts – In the Kibbuts schools; performer: Zelda Natan, camera/ interview: Ioana Nechiti, Deyvi Papo, transcription/ translation: Ioana Nechiti, Deyvi Papo, Imane Sghiouar, editor: Deyvi Papo, retrieved from www.oeaw.ac.at/VLACH, ID-number: ladi1251TRV0003a.
HOW I GRADUATED FROM THE UNIVERSITY
Description: Șeli Natan Gaon narrates about the difficulties she faced as a young girl with a Jewish-sounding name, even though she attended a French high school. Despite her good results, she was coerced into breaking off her studies. Nevertheless, decades later, now aged more than forty, Șeli succeeded in graduating at the same time as her daughter. She recalls in detail the events of the time, mentioning how her friends offered her unwavering support, and talks about the determination required to graduate from the university.
Cite as: Kómo eskapí la üniversité – How I graduated from the university; performer: Șeli Natan Gaon, camera/ interview: Ioana Nechiti, transcription/ translation: Ioana Nechiti, Deyvi Papo, Imane Sghiouar, editor: Deyvi Papo, retrieved from www.oeaw.ac.at/VLACH, ID-number: ladi1251TRV0004a.
THE FASHION OF FRENCH SCHOOLS
Description: Fani Bonofiyel begins by mentioning her maiden name as well as the importance of this name in the Jewish religion. Then she explains how, thanks to her grandparents who lived with them, she began to understand and learn the Judeo-Spanish. Finally, she remembers the fashion of studying in French schools during her youth and relates with a lot of humor her experience of learning French with a private teacher.
Cite as: La móda de laz eskólas frãnsézes – The fashion of French schools; performer: Fani Bonofiyel, camera/ interview: Ioana Aminian, transcription/ translation: Ioana Aminian, Deyvi Papo, Imane Sghiouar, editor: Imane Sghiouar, retrieved from www.oeaw.ac.at/VLACH, ID-number: ladi1251TRV0009a.