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.

"The Greater Part of Unorthodox is Orthodox": Elliott Gould's Personal Take on the Bar Mitzvah Tradition with His Own Grandson

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Elliott Gould, American actor, describes how he marked his grandson's bar mitzvah transition in a personal way.

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.