• Fyvush Finkel: A Charming Conversation With a Longtime Serious Mensch

    3 monthes ago - By Tablet Mag

    Editor's note: Fyvush Finkel died on August 14, 2016, at the age of 93. This interview was recorded in 2010.
    Fyvush Finkel, 91 years old and still cracking wise, will take to the stage this month in a pair of Purim cabaret performances. Vox Tablet caught up with the legendary actor a few years ago, on the occasion of a different show. To celebrate his impressive vigor, good humor, and all-around affability, we revisit that conversation.
    Finkel made his stage debut more than eight decades ago, when he was 9 years old, singing “O Promise Me” at a theater in Brooklyn. Soon after, he crossed...
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