A New York Way

Goldy grew up in a sheltered Jewish Community in New York that immensely shaped the way she is.At 4:45 in the recording that was taken December 18th 2019 , Goldy talked about how her dad who died was really an...

Growing up in a racial divide

Andrew Bernstein discusses his experiences with racial discrimination through time. He does an in depth analysis of his thoughts and feeling about the racial tension of the 1960s and 70s.

Natalie and Glen talk about childhood and family dynamics.

In this interview, I, Natalie Greenfield, interview my father, Glen, about his childhood, growing up Jewish in a legally segregated Los Angeles, life with young parents, and his overall view of prejudice as an individual of age in the revolutionary...

The Life of Tobias Acosta

He is an Argentinean and talks about how he lived in Argentina . He mentions how he wanted to be an actor since he was told he had a special talent for that. But lastly talks about his religion ;...

Caroline Scharf speaks to her father David Scharf about growing up with Jewish immigrant grandparents.

Caroline Scharf speaks to her dad David Scharf about his Jewish immigrant grandparents and how they brought their culture and food to the US.

Family History Project

This is for Intro to Conflict Management, my course assignment was to interview a family member about significant moment of history what they remember and how they feel about it then and now.

Shule interview with Abuela: my grandmother reflects on her life

I interviewed my Abuela about how it felt for her to be a Jew her culture and identity.

From the Soviet Union to America – a story of hard work and a good amount of luck

In this interview, I discuss with my father his immigration experience from the Soviet Union to the United States. As a jew living in the Soviet Union, he saw limited opportunities and knew he needed to get out. He describes...

Us during Stonewall and after…

The photo featured here is from 1992, our first year together. When Stonewall happened, neither of us knew. We became a couple in Chicago 23 years later. The chorus of CeCe Peniston's "Finally," a tune that was popular during our...

Generations of Pride

Playwright Barbara Kahn speaks to friend and fellow writer Vanda about connecting with her Lesbian identity and working as a playwright in what was primarily a segregated field for Gays and Lesbians outside of New York City.

Ancestry DNA Gave My Mother a New Family

When most people order a DNA test kit, they expect to find that they are less Irish than their family claimed to be. My mother, on the other hand, accidentally uncovered her biological father and discovered a new Jewish identity.

Honors College interview of Rabbi Victor

Rabbi Victor discusses the intersection and intertwining of gay and Jewish identities in his life.

Interview About My Jewish Heritage

Through an interview with my Grandpa, I learn about where my family came from. My grandpa talks about moving from Hoboken, NJ to a chicken farm in Central New Jersey and how he was a first generation college student.

Sidney Fiarman

We talked about my father’s experience as the child of Jewish immigrants who escaped World War II. He described growing up in an all-immigrant neighborhood in the Bronx in the 1930s.

Uncle Scott Interview on father Eric Roos

Uncle Scott’s opinion on his father’s story and upbringing in Germany. Then moving to the US and becoming a soldier.

Escaping from the Nazis

“My grandmother didn’t want to leave, and my mother, very bravely at age 24 went back to Prague and got her mother and her younger sister Mimi out of Prague with great difficulty… on the last train before Hitler marched...