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Life Histories: Sephardi Jews in London and Holocaust Survivors in Israel, with Sharon Rapaport

Life Histories: Sephardi Jews in London and Holocaust Survivors in Israel, with Sharon Rapaport

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: When oral histories of Sephardi Jews in London were recorded, what differences were there in the ways men and women approached being interviewed?

Sharon Rapaport is an Israeli oral historian and documentary filmmaker, specializing in documenting life stories and community histories. Her expertise includes life history interviews, building archives and developing educational programs. She was involved with Sephardi Voices UK from its inception until 2016, when she returned to Israel, where she is the COO of Israel Story and works for Yad Vashem, documenting life history testimonies from Holocaust survivors.