Gefilte: The Story of One Family’s Holiday Tradition

Brooklyn-based writer and director Rachel Fleit shares the story behind her latest film, Gefilte. Each year, the Hermelin family of Detroit comes together to celebrate Passover, and central to their seder meal is the family’s homemade gefilte fish. As Fleit notes, “While simple on the surface, Gefilte is filled with history and meaning—just like the recipe itself, which includes a stuffing of fish, salt, vegetables, and egg.”

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Episode 0181 "Gefilte: The Story of One Family’s Holiday Tradition" by YiddishBookCenter

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