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.

Foodways and Its Importance in History

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Deborah Wexler, former Yiddish Book Center board member, discusses the importance of food in culture and the way that history can be traced through foodways.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Deborah Wexler.

This excerpt is in English.