Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with Jennie Shimel Ackerman

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Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with Jennie Shimel Ackerman
Rosengarten, Dale, 1948-, Grossman, Michael Samuel
Ackerman, Jennie Shimel, 1923-2003
Jennie Shimel Ackerman, born in 1923 in Charleston, South Carolina, grew up with a strong sense of Jewish identity in a family where religious observance was limited to the holidays. She discusses her father and daughter’s law careers, and mentions her husband’s involvement in the collection of money for arms to send to Haganah, the Jewish paramilitary defense force in Palestine.
Jewish Heritage Collection Oral Histories
Contributing Institution:
College of Charleston Libraries
Media Type:
Oral Histories
Personal or Corporate Subject:
Ackerman, Jennie Shimel, 1923- -- Interviews, Ackerman, William, 1915-1999, Ackerman, Connie, 1947-, Shimel, Louis M., 1885-1969
Topical Subject:
Jews -- South Carolina -– Interviews, Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Identity, Haganah (Organization), Illegal arms transfers -- Israel, African Americans – Relations with Jews, Women in Judaism -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History, Jewish sects
Geographic Subject:
Shelving Locator:
MSS 1035-119
S.C. County:
Charleston County (S.C.)
Internet Media Type:
application/pdf, audio/mpeg
Digitization Specifications:
Mp3 derivative audio created with Audacity software. Archival masters are wav files.
Copyright Status Statement:
Digital resource copyright 2011, The College of Charleston. All rights reserved. For more information contact The College of Charleston Library, Charleston, SC 29424.