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Thumbnail image for Leonard Nimoy Remembers His First Foray Into Yiddish Theater in Los Angeles
  • Leonard Nimoy, Jewish actor most well-known for his role as Spock on the Star Trek science fiction series, shares his memories of performing in a Yiddish production at a theater in Los Angeles early on in his career.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Leonard Nimoy Reflects On The Experience Of Playing Tevye In His Hometown
  • Leonard Nimoy, Jewish actor most well-known for his role as Spock on the Star Trek science fiction series, recalls the wonderful experience of playing Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof in his hometown of Boston.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Leonard Nimoy's Stint Working With Yiddish Theatre Director and Actor Maurice Schwartz
  • Leonard Nimoy - Jewish actor most well-known for his role as Spock on in the Star Trek science fiction series - describes how he came to work with famous director and actor of the Yiddish stage, Maurice Schwartz.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Leonard Nimoy's Mameloshn: A Yiddish Story
  • Yes, Leonard Nimoy speaks Yiddish. Learn more about Leonard (Leyb) Nimoy from his Jewish roots in Boston's heymish West End neighborhood to his brief stint working with famous Yiddish theatre maven Maurice Schwartz in these video highlights from the...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Leonard Nimoy - Jewish actor most well-known for his role as Spock on the Star Trek science fiction series - was interviewed by Christa Whitney in Los Angeles, California on October 15, 2013. Parts of this interview are in Yiddish, subtitled in...
2013-10-15
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
Thumbnail image for Leonard Nimoy Remembers Boston's West End Neighborhood
  • Leonard Nimoy - Jewish actor most well-known for his role as Spock on in the Star Trek science fiction series - reflects on the Boston neighborhood where he grew up. Known as the West End, this neighborhood was radically changed through urban...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Leonard Nimoy Shares His Sense of Zaslav, His Parents’ Hometown
  • Leonard Nimoy, Jewish actor most well-known for his role as Spock on the Star Trek science fiction series, discusses his parents' experiences with antisemitism and violence in their Ukrainian shtetl and describes how they were able to preserve a...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Leonard Nimoy on the Search for A Heymish, Comfortable Jewish Community in California
  • Leonard Nimoy, Jewish actor most well-known for his role as Spock on the Star Trek science fiction series, shares the story of his first High Holy Days in California as an example of the difficulties he encountered while trying to find meaningful...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for An Encore Bar Mitzvah Performance: Leonard Nimoy Reflect on his Religious Exposure as a Child
  • Leonard Nimoy, Jewish actor most well-known for his role as Spock on the Star Trek science fiction series, talks about his earliest exposure to Jewish religious education, sharing how his boredom in Hebrew school was offset by the excitement of his...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for A Catholic Could Never Be President?: The Political Atmosphere of Leonard Nimoy’s Childhood Home
  • Leonard Nimoy, Jewish actor most well-known for his role as Spock on the Star Trek science fiction series, shares his memories of the political discussions he listened in on as a boy, including early expressions of confusion and fear for the fate of...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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