The wedding of our daughter Sara and her husband Erol

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  • Photo taken in:
    Istanbul
    Year when photo was taken:
    1970
    Country name at time of photo:
    Turkey
    Country name today:
    Turkey

Erna and I had three daughters from our union. Our oldest daughter Sara was born in 1948, Rosita in 1950, Stella in 1954. All three of our daughters attended elementary school in Isik Lisesi. Sara and Stella finished Saint Benoit French highschool later on. Rosita, on the other hand, graduated from Robert College. After completing their education, our oldest daughter Sara, married Erol Penso following 8 years of dating, on March 29th, 1970, in Neve Shalom. This photograph is of that day, after the synagogue, it was taken in Sara’s home where she lived for a long time.

They always lived on the European side, in a modern house. They raised two sons named Ceki (1972) and Niso(1974).  Our daughter Sara always wished to study in college, while she was raising her family, (1997) she entered the university placement exam which is very hard and got accepted to the French Language and Literature faculty in ?stanbul Üniversitesi, graduated in 4 years.  She has the right to translate and translates books and scientific articles. Their son Ceki has been married to a nice girl for two years, Niso on the other hand is engaged, G-d willing we will marry him in December. Currently we reside in the same apartment.

Interview details

Interviewee: Nesim Alkabes
Interviewer:
Meri Schild
Month of interview:
June
Year of interview:
2005
Istanbul, Turkey

KEY PERSON

Sara Penso
Year of birth:
1948
City of birth:
Istanbul
Country name at time of birth:
Turkey
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