Interview with Tovah Feldshuh on Portraying Iconic Jewish Women, from Golda to Dr. Ruth

July 16, 2021

Interview with Tovah Feldshuh on Portraying Iconic Jewish Women, from Golda to Dr. Ruth


Tovah Feldshuh is one of the most beloved Jewish actresses working today, a national treasure, multiple TONY and Emmy Award nominee known for roles in everything from Holocaust to Law and Order to The Walking Dead to Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. An icon in her own right, Feldshuh sat with Hadassah Magazine Executive Editor Lisa Hostein to discuss what it's like portraying Jewish icons such as Golda Meir, whom she portrayed on stage and screen in the acclaimed William Gibson play Golda's Balconey, and Dr. Ruth Westheimer, whom she portrayed on stage in Becoming Dr. Ruth. She also shares highlights from her career and personal stories from her newly published memoir, Lilyville. Watch the interview here.