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VIDEO: Gimpel the Fool (Isaac Bashevis Singer)—Animation by Ezra Schwartz


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/video/article/video_gimpel_the_fool_isaac_bashevis_singer_animation_by_ezra_schwartz_2008

Ezra Schwartz: In the summer of 1992 I was looking for a short story to animate. Nothing seemed to click, until I read "Gimpel The Fool" by Isaac Bashevis Singer. I realized that the characters, beliefs and conflicts in this wonderful story were related to me, my family and people I knew -- Eastern European Jews who emigrated to Israel after the second world war.

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