A Rosh Hashanah Story

Audio clip of Jacob (Jack) Jaslow, JDC Director of Education in the U.S. Zone in Germany from 1945 to 1946.

The JDC Oral History Collection contains over 100 interviews with JDC leaders and staff members who worked with the Joint from the 1930s to the 1990s. The interviews were recorded between 1966 and 2003, and include stories about the JDC’s humanitarian work across the globe. The collection includes interviews with individuals such as Paulette Fink (1911-2005), who organized housing for 1,500 child survivors of the Holocaust; Samuel Haber (1903-1984), who served as the JDC Director in the U.S. Zone in Germany from 1947 to 1953; and Monroe Goldwater (1885-1980), who was a prominent attorney and a member of the JDC Board of Directors.

The clip is a Rosh Hashanah story told by Jacob (Jack) Joslow, who was the JDC Director of Education in the U.S. Zone in Germany from 1945 to 1946.