Category: Historical Society


May 2019


Celina Karp Biniaz Returns to Share Her Survivor Story

There’s immense power in hearing the story of a Holocaust survivor in their own voice. As the number of living survivors dwindles rapidly, there are fewer people who were eyewitnesses to the earth-shattering events.

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Jewish Oral Histories


Mar 2019


Preserving Oral Histories of Iowa’s Jewish Past

How many times have you wished that you could hear a real person tell you what happened during an important event in history or tell you what their daily lives were like rather than just reading descriptions in a textbook? Now you can! Our collection of oral histories is more accessible than ever before.

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