Interview with Richard Levy, September 20, 2016

Project: Jewish Kentucky Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Richard Levy discusses his genealogy and his family's immigration to the United States. He talks about living in Irvine and Lexington, Kentucky and the Right Way Store his father owned. He discusses the role Judaism played throughout his childhood, the Jewish practices his family followed, and their connections to the Jewish community. He talks about his time at the University of Kentucky, including his participation in Hillel and Zeta Beta Tau. He talks about his time in medical school and his experiences as a doctor. He discusses his business ventures and his teaching career. He reflects on the role of Judaism in his life.

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2016oh395_jk032

Interviewee Name

Richard Levy

Interviewer Name

Janice Crane

Interview Date

2016-09-20

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Levy, Richard Interview by Janice Crane. 20 Sep. 2016. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Levy, R. (2016, September 20). Interview by J. Crane. Jewish Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Levy, Richard, interview by Janice Crane. September 20, 2016, Jewish Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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