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.
Elliott Gould's Oral History
Elliott Gould, American actor, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on March 19th, 2019, in Los Angeles, California.
This interview was conducted in English.
Elliott Gould was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1938.
Video highlights from this oral history
Elliott Gould on Learning to Walk, John Wooden, and the Theme of Balance in His Life
3 min 20 sec
Slide 1 of 5
"As Far As I'm Concerned, It's Here": Elliott Gould on the Place of Yiddish
1 min 54 sec
Slide 1 of 6
"The Greater Part of Unorthodox is Orthodox": Elliott Gould's Personal Take on the Bar Mitzvah Tradition with His Own Grandson
1 min 24 sec
Slide 4 of 5