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.

Lots of Smelly Meat: A Vegetarian Remembers What His Mother Cooked When He Was a Kid

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Hyman Batalion, Yiddish speaker and Montreal native, and a long-time vegetarian, reflects on the food (including a lot of meat) his mother used to cook when he was a child.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Hyman Batalion.

This excerpt is in Yiddish.