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    • Transcript of interview with Barbara Raben by Barbara Tabach, February 24, 2015

    • Interview with Barbara Raben by Barbara Tabach on February 24, 2015. In the first part of the interview Raben discusses her involvement with Hadassah in Southern Nevada, and the various groups within that organization. During the second part of the...
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    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Transcript of interview with Gary Sternberg by Barbara Tabach, February - April, 2015

    • In this oral history, Gary explains how the family came to live in the United States—Cleveland and Los Angeles. In 1957, he married Noreen and they eventually came to live in Las Vegas where Gary worked for Sears selling washing machines, had a...
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Transcript of interview with Jon Sparer by Barbara Tabach, March 4, 2015

    • In this interview, Jon Sparer discusses his involvement as the architect of Congregation Ner Tamid's synagogue in Green Valley. He explains details of the building including the concrete tilt-up form, glass windows and the incorporation of quotes...
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    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Transcript of interview with Elaine Galatz by Barbara Tabach, April 22, 2015

    • Interview with Elaine Galatz by Barbara Tabach on April 22, 2015. In this interview, Galatz talks about growing up in Wisconsin. She attended the University of Wisconsin where she was an English major and active in Hillel and the Sigma Delta Tau...
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Transcript of interview with Ron Lurie by Barbara Tabach, June 5, 2015

    • Interview with Ron Lurie by Barbara Tabach on June 5, 2015. In this interview, Lurie discusses his family and his time in politics, campaigning for office, and some of his accomplishments while in office as mayor and in the city council. He also...
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Transcript of interview with Daryl Alterwitz by Barbara Tabach, November 8, 2014

    • Interview transcript with Daryl Alterwitz by Barbara Tabach on November 8, 2014. In this interview Daryl Alterwitz, son of Deanne and Oscar Alterwitz, recalls moving to Las Vegas from Gary, Indiana, for his parents' pursuits in the furniture...
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    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Transcript of interview with Harry Sax by Barbara Tabach, April 8, 2015

    • Interview with Harry Sax by Barbara Tabach on April 8, 2015. In this interview, Sax discusses his family history and upbringing in Chicago, and his military service in Munich. He returned to Chicago and became business partners with Michael...
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    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Transcript of interview with Greg Goussak by Barbara Tabach, May 19, 2015

    • Interview with Greg Goussak by Barbara Tabach on May 19, 2015. In this interview Goussak discusses his upbringing in Las Vegas, including his education in the Clark County School District and his experience with bussing to Sixth Grade Centers as...
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project;
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Video, Holocaust Survivors of Southern Nevada reflections, 2013

    • Compilation of interviews with survivors of the Holocaust reflecting on loss, liberation, rebuilding, how the Holocaust has impacted their lives, and the American Dream. The interviews are also available through the United States Holocaust Memorial...
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    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Transcript of interview with George Levine by Barbara Tabach, April 16, 2015

    • In this interview, George reflects upon his life in Las Vegas, particularly the period as maître d’ of the Sand’s Copa Room. Joined by his daughter - and former United States Democratic Congresswomen-Shelley Berkley, George shares stories of...
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    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Transcript of interview with Fran Fine-Ventura by Barbara Tabach, March 4, 2015

    • In this interview, Fine discusses her childhood as well as the path that led to her career in law, which included working on a presidential campaign in New York City as well as several legal secretary positions in Washington, D.C., Texas and...
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Transcript of interview with Marla Letizia by Barbara Tabach, August 26, 2015

    • In this interview, Letizia discusses her career, and breaking gender barriers in both broadcasting as well as in advertising. She also talks about how her family ended up settling in Las Vegas, and the evolution of her relationship with Judaism...
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    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Transcript of interview with Sonja Saltman by Barbara Tabach, August 18, 2015

    • Included in this oral history are reminiscences of Sonja Saltman's personal non-Jewish heritage in Austria, the importance of her grandmother in her life, and how she recalls becoming part of the Jewish community.
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    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Transcript of interview with Rabbi Malcolm Cohen by Barbara Tabach, December 16, 2015

    • In this interview, Rabbi Malcolm Cohen speaks about observed differences between British and American Jewish communities as well as new Temple Sinai initiatives to build community and engage younger congregants. Rabbi Cohen and his wife have two...
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Transcript of interview with Phyllis Friedman by Barbara Tabach, March 2, 2015

    • In this interview, Phyllis Friedman reflects upon her extensive work with the ADL in Las Vegas. She discusses the city’s relatively low anti-Semitic activity, and how this allowed the Las Vegas ADL office to focus its efforts more broadly than in...
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Transcript of interview with Arlene Blut by Barbara Tabach, May 28, 2015

    • In this interview, Arlene discusses her family and important friendships; her relations with and impressions of the disparate Las Vegas Jewish communities; the meaningful ways her Jewish relationships in Duluth, Winnipeg, and Las Vegas intertwine;...
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project

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