Interview with my Mom

In this interview we talked about my moms family, past, future, goals, and life.

Hungarian Revolution

My Grandfather gave me a great deal of information about is childhood in Hungary. He also shared some of his wisdom and knowledge; about facing my future in growing up.

My mom recalling her childhood life and memories

My mom elaborates on her life in Budapest, Hungary, and what it was like growing up with a socialist government. She also talks about her education and her brother, and how it was mandatory for everyone to learn Russian while...

Jewish roots

This is an interview about my dad and his relationship to his father. He speaks of my grandpa’s escape from the Nazis during World War 2 and about our Jewish roots.

Through War and Peace- Primary Source Of Hungary’s most turbulent years

“It is a lovely thing to live with courage and to die leaving behind an everlasting renown.”- Alexander the Great. This is precisely what every Hungarian man, woman, and child thought at 4:00 on October 23, 1956 when the Soviets...

Ilona Nanay and her mom, Julia, talk about life and surviving 2020

Ilona Nanay (31) talks with her mom, Julia Nanay (69), about her experiences fleeing Hungary, growing up in the United States, and living through a global pandemic. Julia shares how difficult it was for her family to start over in...