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Leonard Nimoy: Yiddish Roots (DVD)

Leonard Nimoy: Yiddish Roots (DVD)

$ 18.00

A set of two short films from the Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project

Leonard Nimoy's Mame-loshn: A Yiddish Story is a nine-minute film about Leonard (Leyb) Nimoy, z"l. Nimoy was Star Trek's Spock—but he was also a Yiddish speaker with Jewish roots in Boston's heymish West End neighborhood who early in his career worked with the world-renowned Yiddish theater director Maurice Schwartz.

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Live Long and Prosper: The Jewish Story Behind Spock is a five-minute film about the Jewish story behind the hand gesture he made famous through his role as Spock on Star Trek.

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Running time: 14 minutes


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