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.

"As Far As I'm Concerned, It's Here": Elliott Gould on the Place of Yiddish

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Elliott Gould, American actor, answers the question "What is the place of Yiddish today?" with a philosophical positivity.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Elliott Gould.

This excerpt is in English.

Elliott Gould was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1938.