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.

How My Grandparents, Samuel B. and Fannie Grossman, Came to Love the Yiddish Theater

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Rick Grossman, actor and part of a Yiddish theater family, talks about how his grandparents, Samuel B. and Fannie Grossman, came to find Yiddish theater. He explains how his grandmother's influence gave his grandfather a love of playwriting.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Rick Grossman.

This excerpt is in English.

Rick Grossman was born in New York, New York in 1948.