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.

Fiddler on the Roof: Comparing Yiddish and English Productions

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Bruce Sabath, former engineer turned actor, speaks about the differences of rhythm and feeling between the Yiddish and English productions of Fiddler on the Roof.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Bruce Sabath.

This excerpt is in English.

Bruce Sabath was born in Rochester, NY in 1962.