leshone toyve (to a good year)! Henryk Robak remembers the cantors who sung at High Holiday services at the Great Synagogue of Warsaw, where he spent his childhood before World War Two.
On the occasion of July 4th, United States Independence Day, Judy Kunofsky encourages others to build a modern American Jewish community that has “all the pieces.”
Greetings from the gegnt,
Yes, we interviewed Leonard (Leyb) Nimoy. And, yes, he speaks Yiddish. Learn more about the man behind Star Trek’s Spock, from his Jewish roots in Boston’s heymish West End neighborhood to his stint working with the world-renowned Yiddish theatre director Maurice Schwartz. Explore our produced shorts, selected from the two-hour interview that follows Leyb’s early years all the way to the present.
- The West End, Boston’s bygone neighborhood
- Meet West End local legend Al Tabatchnik.
- The Jewish Story Behind Spock
- Tales of Yiddish theatre director and actor, Maurice Schwartz
Watch the full two-hour interview.
-From the individual desks of Christa and Amanda.