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.

Tilting at Windmills: Keeping Faith in Yiddish Theater

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Allen Lewis Rickman, Yiddish actor, describes how he sees the future of Yiddish theater by comparing it to the adventures of Don Quixote.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Allen Lewis Rickman.

This excerpt is in English.

Allen Lewis Rickman was born in Queens, New York.