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Culture Jumpers host Ilana explores her family’s personal connection to the Holocaust. She interviews her late grandfather, who lived in Vienna, Austria before World War II, about finding himself feeling like a foreigner in his own homeland. He discusses his awareness of the Nazis as a young boy, his family’s experiences with antisemitism, and his father’s race to get his family to safety.
(00:00:00) - Prologue
(00:02:41) - From Poland to Austria
(00:04:46) - Shadow of the Goose Step
(00:10:25) - Anschluss
(00:16:01) - Kristallnacht
(00:19:47) - A Loss
(00:23:25) - Never Again
(00:26:06) - Credits
Chancellor Schuschnigg 24 Feb 1938 speech clip: Österreichische Mediathek (Austrian Media Library). Last accessed 9 April 2023.
German Troops March Into Austria (1938). Film ID:957.44. YouTube. Audio supplied by British Pathé, licensed for use 16 January 2023.
References and Further Reading:
Brice, Angela. “Toporov” - Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume II (Toporov, Ukraine). Translated from Pinkas Hakehillot: Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities, Poland, Volume II, pages 253-254, published by Yad Vashem, Jerusalem. Accessed 10 February 2023.
Lichtblau, Albert. The Holocaust in Austria. Oxford Bibliographies. DOI: 10.1093/OBO/9780199840731-0080. July 27, 2020.
Personal family historical records including birth and marriage records gathered from JRI Poland. Accessed 11 February 2023.
US Department of State. Office of the Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues. Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today (JUST) Act Report: Austria. Accessed 11 February 2023.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. “Beer Hall Putsch (Munich Putsch).” Holocaust Encyclopedia. Accessed on 11 February 2023.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. “Kristallnacht.” Holocaust Encyclopedia. Accessed on 11 February 2023.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.“The Stab-in-the-Back Myth, Ludendorff, and Hitler.” Holocaust Encyclopedia. Accessed on 11 February 2023.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. “Vienna.” Holocaust Encyclopedia. Accessed on 11 February 2023.
Voyles Pulver, Dinah and Doug Caruso.“More than 950 people have been charged in Jan. 6 Capitol riot, but investigation 'far from over.'” USA Today. 6 January 2023.
Yad Vashem The World Holocaust Remembrance Center. Transport 21 from Wien, Vienna, Austria to Izbica, Krasnystaw, Lublin, Poland on 15/05/1942. Accessed 11 February 2023.