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.
Strongman Zishe Breitbart's Feats of Strength
Gary Bart, Great-nephew of Jewish strongman Zishe (Sigmund) Breitbart, describes some of Zishe's performances, including knocking a bull out with a punch to the head.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Gary Bart.
This excerpt is in English.
This interview is part of the Yiddish and the Arts: musicians, actors, and artists series.
Other video highlights from this oral history
A Haunting Encounter of Trauma, Language, and Shadows of the Holocaust in Berlin
1 min 18 sec
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