Rita Benmayor

  • Recording Date: August 5, 1946
  • Duration: 25:52
  • Spools: 9-27
  • Location: Paris, France; Jewish Committee home for adult Jewish refugees
  • Languages: German

Biographical Information

  • Name: Rita Benmayor
  • Age: 20
  • Birthplace: unknown
  • Gender: female
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Nationality: Greece
  • Marital Status: unknown
  • Tattoo: 38758Δ
  • Location At Time Of German Invasion: Thessaloníki, Greece
  • Interned At: Auschwitz, Ravensbrück, Retzow, Malchow
  • Location At Time Of Liberation: Malchow, Germany
  • Liberated By: Russia


 David Boder conducted this interview with Rita Benmajor on August 5, 1946 in Paris France. It appears that the interview was conducted in German. Ms. Benmajor was born in Salonika Greece, home to the largest Sephardic Jewish community in Europe. She was seventeen years old when, in 1943m she her parents, two ... Read full commentary »