Baruch Friedman

  • Recording Date: September 2, 1946
  • Duration: 50:16
  • Spools: 9-107B, 9-108
  • Location: Tradate, Italy
  • Languages: Yiddish, German

Biographical Information

  • Name: Baruch Friedman
  • Other Names: Abram Perl, Baruch Perl, Abram Shlomi
  • Age: 27
  • Birthplace: Kurima, Slovakia
  • Gender: male
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Nationality: Slovakia
  • Marital Status: unknown
  • Interned At: Vyhne
  • Liberation Date: August 25, 1944
  • Liberated By: Russia

Commentary

 Zionist fundamentalism inspired suspicions of non-Jews that complicated Jewish-Gentile relations in normal times but served Jews well during the Holocaust. Baruch Friedman's Zionist convictions caused him to disbelieve official stories about relocating the Slovakian Jews in 1942 and instead to flee to the forest with his younger brother. Their parents, merchants ... Read full commentary »