About this Collection
The Feinstein Center's oral history project consists of 48 interviews which were conducted by staff and volunteers between 1996 and 1999. They sought to capture and record the experiences of Jews who played a significant role in business, political, cultural, educational, philanthropic, and other aspects of the community.
About this Interview
Sora E. Landes discusses her summer experiences at Camp Massad, with interfaith relationships in Erie, Pennsylvania, and her move to Philadelphia and Beth Sholom. She describes her role as a rabbi's wife, the establishment of Forman Day School, and she stresses the future needs for Jewish education and educators.
Biographical / Historical Note
"Preserving the Voices of History: The Feinstein Center Jewish Philadelphia Oral History Project" gathered an oral history collection containing the memory of Jews who were central to the growth and development of the Philadelphia Jewish community. The project focused on interviewing Jews who contributed to the integration of Jews in the larger Philadelphia community and on women and how they have integrated being a woman and being Jewish in the twentieth century.
- Sora E. Landes Oral History, January 28, 1998
- Jewish women, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
- Landes, Sora E.
- Personal Names:
- Landes, Aaron
- Geographic Subject:
- Philadelphia (Pa.), Cleveland (Oh.), Erie (Pa.)
- Organization / Building:
- Forman Center of the Raymond and Ruth Perelman Jewish Day School (Philadelphia, Pa.), Gratz College (Philadelphia, Pa.), Beth Sholom Congregation (Philadelphia, Pa.), Camp Massad (Dingman's Ferry, Pa.)
- Repository Collection:
- Myer and Rosaline Feinstein Center for American Jewish History Oral Histories
- Oral Histories
- Contact SCRC for the audio recording corresponding to this transcript.
- Transcript Identifier:
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