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.
Harold Bloom's Oral History
Harold Bloom, z"l, literary critic, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on September 22, 2019 in New Haven, Connecticut.
This interview was conducted in English.
Video highlights from this oral history
Harold Bloom Recalls Yiddish Plays and Musicals at the Second Avenue Theatre
1 min 44 sec
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"The First Shakespeare Plays I Ever Saw Were in Yiddish": Harold Bloom Remembers Maurice Schwartz as Shylock
2 min 38 sec
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