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.

In Memory's Kitchen: Saving the Culinary Legacies of the Women of Terezín (Theresienstadt)

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Cara De Silva, daughter of Yiddish writer Meyer Krawetz, recalls her experience editing a book of recipes written down by women in the Terezín (Theresienstadt) concentration camp.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Cara De Silva.

This excerpt is in English.

Cara De Silva was born in New York.