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.
Bruce Sabath's Oral History
Bruce Sabath, former engineer turned actor involved in the Yiddish production of Fiddler on the Roof, was interviewed by Nina Pick on March 21st, 2019 in New York, NY.
This interview was conducted in English.
Bruce Sabath was born in Rochester, NY in 1962.
Video highlights from this oral history
"I Think About My Twelve-Year-Old Grandfather": The Connection Between Yiddish Fiddler and My Ancestral History
3 min 42 sec
Slide 1 of 6
A Journey from Engineering to Acting: Three Events That Encouraged Me Change My Career
9 min 50 sec
Slide 4 of 6