Interview Category

Childhood Memories

Ovruch, Ukraine

Seeking Help From the Valedniker Rebbe

Ovruch

Avoiding Conscription

Ovruch, Ukraine

Studying Khimesh Dilemma

Cluj-Napoca, Ukraine

The Shtefaneshter Rebbe

Bălţi, Moldova

The Ribnitser Rebbe

Rîbniţa , Moldova

Sleeping At Grandpa’s

Klyachanovo, Ukraine

Celebrating Holidays

Starokostyantyniv

Holidays

Bershad, Ukraine

Throwing Stones on Kol Nidre

Zhytomyr, Ukraine

People Stood Outside

Kolomyya, Ukraine

A Child Lost To The Evil Eye

Vynohradiv, Ukraine

A Gravestone for My Mother

Bershad, Ukraine

Extinguishing Coals

Khust, Ukraine

Matzo Baking with Neighbors

Uman, Ukraine

Matzo Baking in the Shtetl

Vinnytsya, Ukraine

Passover Soup

Tulchyn, Ukraine

Stuffed Neck with Chicken Fat

Bershad, Ukraine

“a very religious family”

Berdychiv, Ukraine

Communal Matzo Baking

Uzhhorod, Ukraine

Coming Home

Mukacheve, Ukraine

Postwar Religious Practice

Bershad, Ukraine

A Neolog Family

Solotvyno, Ukraine

“make it a synagogue”

Berdychiv, Ukraine

Seder on a Kolkhoz

Teplyk, Ukraine

Rebbe, Reb Shneyer

Khmelnytskyy, Ukraine

A Little House with a Dirt Floor

Tulchyn, Ukraine

Food on Sabbath

Bershad, Ukraine

Sabbath Was Sabbath

Berdychiv, Ukraine

“as though God had baked it”

Vinnytsya, Ukraine

Saving the Synagogue in Khust

Khust, Ukraine

The Great Synagogue

Vinnytsya, Ukraine

Cantor Gaz

Vinnytsya, Ukraine

Wooden Synagogue

Vinnytsya, Ukraine

Home: One Small Room

Vinnytsya, Ukraine

Krishmeleyenen

Bratslav, Ukraine

“In short, I am a Jew”

Bratslav, Ukraine

Burial Customs

Bershad, Ukraine

The Matzo Bag

Teplyk, Ukraine

Making Matzo Dough with a Roller

Uman, Ukraine

The Binding of Isaac

Teplyk, Ukraine

Hebrew – the Language of Prayer

Bratslav, Ukraine

Peeking into the Men’s Section

Teplyk, Ukraine

The Butcher’s Synagogue

Khmelnytskyy, Ukraine

Transmitting Secrets to America

Khmelnytskyy, Ukraine

Kheskele – the Clarinetist

Bershad, Ukraine

What It Means to Be a Jew

Vinnytsya, Ukraine

Getting Ready For Sabbath

Bershad, Ukraine

Bergider and Golda Meir

Uzhhorod, Ukraine

My Grandfather’s Observance

Haysyn, Ukraine

Bratslav Matchmaking

Bratslav, Ukraine

“we need to have a wedding!”

Bratslav, Ukraine

Bris

Tulchyn, Ukraine

The Shiva

Bershad, Ukraine

Remedy for the Evil Eye

Vinnytsya, Ukraine

Ekhod mi yoydeo (Who knows one)

Kolomyya, Ukraine

The Head of the Fish

Rivne, Ukraine

Dishes in the Attic

Bratslav, Ukraine

The Esebet (Reclining Bed)

Shpykiv, Ukraine

Taking Out the Flour

Teplyk, Ukraine

Cholent

Zhytomyr, Ukraine

Sabbath and Poverty

Kamyanets-Podilskyy, Ukraine

The Prayer House

Uzhhorod, Ukraine

Rolling an Egg

Tomashpil, Ukraine

Remedy for the Whooping Cough

Lutsk, Ukraine

Sanctification of the Moon

Teplyk, Ukraine

A Jew Must Eat Matzo

Bershad, Ukraine

The Holiday Cycle

Kamyanets-Podilskyy, Ukraine

Khad Gadyo (One Little Goat)

Bershad, Ukraine

Zionist Purim

Ternopil, Ukraine

Revolutionary Celebrations and Jewish Holy Days

Haysyn, Ukraine

Evgeniia’s Gefilte Fish

Bershad, Ukraine

Arkadii’s Gefilte Fish

Haysyn, Ukraine

The Sabbath Candles

Vinnytsya, Ukraine

Challah

Kamyanets-Podilskyy, Ukraine

Dovid’s Gefilte Fish

Bratslav, Ukraine

Eating Tsimmes and Raising Geese

Mohyliv-Podilskyy, Ukraine

Homentashn

Tulchyn, Ukraine