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.
Rick Grossman's Oral History
Rick Grossman, actor and part of Yiddish theater family, was interviewed by Isaac Daniel Moore on April 7, 2016 at the Museum of the City of New York.
This interview was conducted in English.
Rick Grossman was born in New York, New York in 1948.
Video highlights from this oral history
How My Grandparents, Samuel B. and Fannie Grossman, Came to Love the Yiddish Theater
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My Grandparents Samuel B. and Fannie Grossman: Pioneers of Yiddish Theater
3 min 59 sec
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Artifacts related to this oral history
Rick Grossman Document - Poster for Reinhart and Grossman Repertory Company in Chicago, Illinois
Rick Grossman Photograph - Production Shot of Rick Grossman and Menasha Skulnik in National Tour of Enter Laughing, 1965
Rick Grossman Photograph - New York Times Photograph of Rick Grossman at age 6 with Irving Jacobson in "Wish Me Luck"