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Thumbnail image for "For Tragedy, for Comedy, for Everything": Fyvush Finkel on the Yiddish Language
  • Fyvush Finkel, z"l — comedian, actor, and singer — reflects on what the Yiddish language means to him.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for "Now there was an actor!" - Fyvush Finkel on Yiddish comic actor Ludwig Satz
  • Fyvush Finkel, z"l—comedian, actor, and singer—describes his mentor, Yiddish comic actor Ludwig Satz.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for The Immortal Career of Fyvush Finkel
  • Fyvush Finkel first stepped onto the stage for money at the age of nine
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  • Fyvush Finkel, z"l, comedian, actor, and singer, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on October 23, 2014 in New York, New York.
2014-10-23
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
Thumbnail image for A Great Institution: Fyvush Finkel on Yiddish Theater
  • Fyvush Finkel, z"l—comedian, actor, and singer—shares his thoughts on the institution of Yiddish theater and how it has been a part of his life.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Fyvush Finkel Remembers the Yiddish Theaters in Brownsville, Brooklyn
  • Fyvush Finkel, z"l—comedian, actor, and singer—describes attending and performing in the Yiddish theaters as a child in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, New York.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Fyvush Finkel, z"l — comedian, actor, and singer — tells how he inherited his grandfather's sense of humor and recalls his grandfather's best joke.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Ikh Bin a "Boarder" bay Mayn Vayb: Fayvush Finkel
  • Fyvush Finkel, z"l — ninety-two year old comedian, actor, and singer — sings a rousing rendition of 'Ikh Bin a "Boarder" bay Mayn Vayb' (I'm a Boarder at My Wife's).
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for "Overnight, My Name Became Known": Breaking into the Hebrew Actors' Union
  • Fyvush Finkel, z"l - comedian, actor, and singer - paints a picture of the climate surrounding young, Yiddish actors in New York City. He reflects on how he was able to break into the closed Hebrew Actors' Union, only with the support of Peysekh...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • The Wexler Oral History Project is a growing collection of in-depth video interviews with people of all ages and backgrounds, whose stories offer a rich and complex chronicle of Jewish identity.
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