Live Long and Prosper: The Jewish Story Behind Spock

A short film from the Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project

Live Long and Prosper: The Jewish Story Behind Spock, Leonard Nimoy's Star Trek Character

Actor Leonard Nimoy, z"l, explains the Jewish story behind the hand gesture he made famous through his role as Spock on Star Trek.

This short film draws from a longer oral history interview.

The Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project is a growing collection of in-depth interviews with people of all ages and backgrounds, whose stories provide a deeper understanding of the Jewish experience. Since 2010, the project has recorded more than 500 video oral history interviews about the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture.