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THE CHANGING TAPESTRY: Important mate-
rials throwing light on historical events in the American
Jewish community are now being collected by the Jewish
Historical Society, YIVO Institute of Jewish Research,
American Jewish Archives and other institutions. Other
Jewish organizations have embarked on projects of oral
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recording of historical experiences of Jewish Individuals in
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Leading in this effort is the American Jewish Commit-
tee, which established an oral history library now celebrat-
ing its 10th anniversary. The United Jewish Appeal, now
40 years old, follows this example by conducting oral his-
tory interviews on tape-recordings among leaders who
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have long been active in the UJA field and who have in-
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teresting reminiscences to record. The Hebrew University
in Jerusalem has established an oral history division at its
Institute of Contemporary Jewry and started to interview
U.S. Jewish leaders on subjects concerning U.S. Jewry.
Both the American Jewish Committee and the Hebrew
University have been invited by the New York Times Mic-
rOfilm Oral History Library to make available selected
10 years experience.
collections of their recordings for educational use through
the rapidly expanding medium of microfilm and mic-
Some of the collections have been requested for inclu-
sion in the U.S. Library of Congress.
TAPING JEWISH HISTORY: The Oral History Li-
brary of the American Jewish Committee now houses about
600 memoirs recording various aspects of the American
Jewish experience in the 20th Century.
'the growth of the library has earned its grants from
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U.S. government agencies and gifts from foundations and
private sources. Recently the library received a grant of
$150,000 from the National Endowment for the
Humanities to record the oral histories of emigres in the
U.S. from the Soviet Union.
The most ambitious project of the library to date ha
been its Study in American Pluralism Through Oral His-
tories of Holocaust Survivors. It is a two-year study under a
grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities
and includes about 250 interviews with Holocaust sur-
vivors in 62 cities throughout the country. The New Ameri-
can Library will publish a book based on their recorded
The newest collection of the library, made possible by a
grant from Frank R. Lautenberg, records the experiences
and reminiscences of those who make up today's remnant
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Jewish communities in Eastern Europe. The collection
encompasses interviews in different languages in Poland,
Hungary, Romania and Yugoslavia.
MEMORIES IMMORTALIZED: The Wiener Oral
History Library of the AJCommittee is now instituting a
program of friends- and fellows of the library — to help
acquire new memoirs and collections in fields as yet un-
Among the projects funded by special grants is the oral
history collection on civil rights in the U.S.
Erich Erdstein, author of
More than 40 interviews with political scientists and
"Inside the Fourth Reich:
campaign workers bring out the roles and attitudes of Jews
the Real Story of the Boys
in the Presidential elections of 1972. A collection of more
from Brazil," has been
than 50 interviews with important personalities — Jewish
termed by Nazi-hunter
and non-Jewish — brings out the role of Jacob Blaustein,
Simon Wiesenthal as a former American Jewish Committee president and
member of the U.S. delegation at the United Nations, as an
The Jewish News book industrialist, philanthropist and human rights advocate.
Other collections include memoirs of Jewish per-
reviewer Allen Warsen
queried Wiesenthal more sonalities, Nobel Prize winners, American Jewish scien-
than a month before his tists, and Jews prominent as jurists, authors, musicians,
review of the book appeared actors on the English and Yiddish stage, noted journalists,
in the Dec. 22 issue of The government officials and community leaders. The library
Jewish News. The book was also seeks to record the memoirs of American Jews who
published by St. Martin's were early settlers in the more remote parts of the country.
Last month, Warsen re-
ceived a reply from Wie-
senthal with an apology for
the long delay.
Besides calling Erdstein a
common swindler,• Wie-
senthal added, "His ac-
counts serve the purpose of
people to finance his
`exploits' — which never
take place. A few years ago,
he had to flee from Brazil
after having milked the
Jewish communities there a
little too mu -ch."
Service to ORT
JERUSALEM — TOVS
— Teachers on Voluntary
Service — conchided its
fifth season of voluntary
service to ORT-Israel re-
cently and the group was
honored by a ceremony and
reception. Guest of honor
was Mrs. Ophira Navon, the
first lady of Israel. TOVS is
dedicated to helping to
teach Israeli children
Killing the Goose
TEL AVIV (ZINS) — Is-
raelis consume 1.4 billion
eggs yearly, a consumption
of 400 eggs per person.
Recently, Israel began to
worry about yearly surplus-
ses of 300 million eggs. Tens
of millions of eggs were sold
at a loss abroad. At the same
time farmers were
encouraged with a premium
to kill some of their hens.
Now Israel has a shortage of
both poultry and eggs.