Then… The story of an orthodox Jewish family who lived above Elvis Presley’s family in a house in Memphis. They would often call on teenage Elvis to be their Shabbos Goy - the gentile who would perform "work" that religious Jews did not do while on the Sabbath or day of rest. In return, the Fruchter’s may have unwittingly influenced Elvis’ music.
Produced by Rob Sachs, with additional editing by Bob Carlson.
Elvis Presley with members of the Fruchter family
Courtesy of Chaim (Harold) Fruchter