- Who We Are
- What’s ON
- The Waterfront
- Support Us
Yosl Birshteyn (1920-2003) may have been the last Jewish writer to have inhabited a creative life in two Jewish national languages: Yiddish and Hebrew. Not only did he write and publish in each, but he also mastered the art of storytelling in both as well. He never simply spoke; he was a raconteur whose every anecdote was a performance. In 1994, towards the end of his career, Birshteyn gave an in-depth video interview about his life and work to the editor-in-chief of the Forverts, Boris Sandler, from which this film is drawn.
Directed by Boris Sandler, 53 minutes. Yiddish with English subtitles.