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.

Gefilte Fish, Kishka, and Chicken Fat Smeared on Rye Bread: Family's Culinary Traditions

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Molly Fogarty, Springfield librarian who was born in Munich, discusses the foods that her family cooked and ate, including homemade gefilte fish, kishka, and chicken fat smeared on rye bread. On Sundays, father would go to the deli and the family would have brunch.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Molly Fogarty.

This excerpt is in English.

Molly Fogarty was born in Munich, Germany in 1951.