Jan Rival

"I would like to leave them with the idea that despite the fact that we are not religious, we are good Jews. I am proud that I am Jewish."

Name at birth
Jan Rival
Date of birth
01/01/1935
Where were you born?
Name of father, occupation
Tibor Rival, physician
Maiden name of mother, occupation
Suzanna Klar
Immediate family (names, birth order)
My parents, me, and my sister Anita
How many in entire extended family?
20
Who survived the Holocaust?
My parents, my sister and me, my maternal grandmother and one of my father's brothers, Lajos
Name of Ghetto(s)
Where were you in hiding?
Fled to Budapest, In hiding in Budapest ghetto
Occupation after the war
cardiologist, chief of medicine
Spouse
Eva (Folkman) Rival, teacher
What message would you like to leave for future generations?
I would like to leave them with the idea that despite the fact that we are not religious, we are good Jews. I am proud that I am Jewish.

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