Henja Frydman

  • Recording Date: August 7, 1946
  • Duration: 2:06:12
  • Spools: 9-29, 9-30, 9-31, 9-32, 9-33
  • Location: Paris, France
  • Languages: Yiddish, German

Biographical Information

  • Name: Henja Frydman
  • Other Names: Evelyn Feran
  • Birthplace: Pinsk, Belarus
  • Gender: female
  • Nationality: Russia
  • Location At Time Of German Invasion: Paris, France
  • Interned At: Drancy, Auschwitz
  • Location At Time Of Liberation: Oświęcim, Poland
  • Liberated By: Russia


 Henja Frydman was born in Pinsk, then part of Poland and now in Belarus, in 1924. She was one of six children, and had three brothers and two sisters. In 1931, she emigrated to Paris with her family. Like other eastern European Jews who emigrated to the French capital during the inter-war ... Read full commentary »