Joan Geiger discusses her parent’s move to the United States from their origin country, and her reasons for moving to Dallas Texas. She compares what life was like growing up in both New York City and Orlando Florida as a Jewish child and teen. She recalls how the Dallas Jewish community has changed since she moved to the Dallas area, and what organizations she’s involved in.

Joan Geiger was interviewed by Nelly Finberg on August 8, 2000.