Corpus of Spoken Yiddish in Europe

Jacob Ruppo

Interview #1012

Gender: Male

Age: 85

Date of Birth: July 7, 1909

Date of Interview: February 16, 1995

Interviewer: Betty Britman Molnar

Duration of Testimony:

Number of tapes: 2

Note: 1 tape has been transcribed so far. The first tape begins with a reading. The final tape is an interview with his wife in English.

Jacob Ruppo (thumbnail photo)


Place of Birth: Dzisna (דיסנע)

Place of Interview: Sunrise, Florida, USA


From the collection of the USC Shoah Foundation


Tape Speaker Content
קאַסעט רעדער אינהאַלט


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Cite this testimony

If you use this testimony in your work, we request that you include both of these references:

  • Bleaman, Isaac L., and Chaya R. Nove. 2024. Corpus of Spoken Yiddish in Europe. Berkeley, CA: University of California, Berkeley. Accessed January 24, 2024.
  • Ruppo, Jacob. 1995. Interview 1012. USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive. USC Shoah Foundation. Accessed January 24, 2024.

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