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.

Carp, Cholent, and Chicken Soup: My Grandmother's Cooking

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Anita Garlick, YBC zamler in Sullivan County, shares stories of her grandmother's homemade cooking, including finding carps swimming in the bathtub for her grandmother's gefilte fish, and eating her cholent after Shabbos.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Anita Garlick.

This excerpt is in English.

Anita Garlick was born in New York, New York in 1924. Anita died in 2020.