THE YIDDISH BOOK CENTER'S
Wexler Oral History Project

A growing collection of in-depth interviews with people of all ages and backgrounds, whose stories about the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture offer a rich and complex chronicle of Jewish identity.

Yiddish and food

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  • Eve Jochnowitz, scholar of Jewish culinary history, reflects on how both language and food weave, often unnoticed, through the tapestry of daily life.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Eve Jochnowitz.

This excerpt is in English.

Eve Jochnowitz was born in United States in 1963.

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About the Wexler Oral History Project

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Since 2010, the Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project has recorded more than 500 in-depth video interviews that provide a deeper understanding of the Jewish experience and the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture.

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